FedDev Ontario – Major Festivals and Events Support Initiative in southern Ontario


The Major Festivals and Events Support Initiative supports major Canadian festivals and events that have been hit hard by the economic impacts of COVID-19 to adapt and enhance their activities as the economy recovers.

Comments on Funding:

Types of financial assistance:

  1. Contributions to not-for-profit organizations are generally non-repayable.
  2. Contributions to for-profit organizations are generally repayable.


  • Applicants must be not-for-profit organizations and for-profit organizations that organize major, recurring festivals and events with annual revenues exceeding $10 million.

Other Things to Note:

With a national budget of $200 million over two years, the Initiative will ensure continued operations and maintain local jobs in surrounding communities.

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