The City of Oshawa is accepting applications for the new Community Grant Program, which provides support to community groups and organizations in Oshawa and comes into effect in 2023.

Support is available under the following four programs:

  • Arts, Culture, Heritage and Environmental Events – funds to support the development and delivery of events, festivals, celebrations and gatherings in Oshawa.
  • Arts, Culture, Heritage and Environmental – Development Projects and Special Initiatives – one-time funding to support the development and presentation of an event, project or initiative within the arts, culture, heritage and environmental sectors.
  • Strong Inclusive Communities – funds to support initiatives/events that support healthy, safe, and inclusive community development.
  • Fundraising Events – in-kind services support for fundraising events held in Oshawa, including facility rental fees, equipment rentals, road closures and other City support.

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2023.

Peony Festival – Looking for Artisans, Homemade Makers and Food Vendors

Applications are now open for artists, homemade makers and food vendors for the Peony Festival, June 10 and June 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. This beautiful award winning festival attracts visitors from the GTA and beyond and sees over 7,000 people over the course of the weekend. If you are a vendor or know someone who is, applications are now open.

Call for Musicians and Bands Now Open!

The City of Oshawa is looking for musicians and bands for their upcoming 2023 Summer Season! If you know someone who might be interested or you are interested you can learn more and apply online.

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