Barrie. Economic and Creative Development

Site: Barrie - 70 Collier St - 9th Floor

Service: Arts and Culture Investment Program

Record #: BAR2590
Last Modified: 27 Nov 2023
Last Full Update: 16 Oct 2023


Office Phone 705-728-9850
Fax 705-739-4246
Social Media Facebook: 
Primary Contact Amanda Dyke, Culture Officer Development; Phone: 705-739-4220 ext 4593; Email:


Address & Map
70 Collier St. 90th Flr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 1G8
Intersection Mulcaster St and Worsley St
Mailing Address c/o City of Barrie 
PO Box 400 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 4T5
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Parking - Accessible; Entrance - Accessible (auto door); Public Washroom - Accessible; Elevators with audible indicator


Description (Service) The Arts and Culture Investment Program allows local not-for-profit arts organizations to apply for municipal funding to support their operating and project costs
  • Two basic types of grants are operating grants and project grants
  • Both grants exist for not-for-profit organizations that have been operating in the community for more than two years, have a board structure and are Barrie-based
  • Arts organizations can apply for a project grant up to a maximum of $5,000
  • Grant applications are due in December of each year, see website for more details

Service Details

Legal Status (10) Local Government
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Dates: Funding applications are submitted each year; deadlines are posted on the city website
Areas Served Barrie
Eligibility To be eligible for municipal funding through the Arts and Culture Investments Program, groups must be Barrie based, not-for-profit, have proof of sound financial management
Application See website for application form and instructions or call Amanda Dyke
Languages English
Fees None


Service Categories City Government Departments/Offices ; Program Development Funds