Grants


The City of Fredericton encourages growth and stability of non-profit groups and organizations in the city through various funding programs including Community Funding Grants, Strategic Partner Capital Grants, and Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants. The Community Funding & Strategic Partner Capital grant applications generally become available by the beginning of September each year with a closing date of mid-October. The application process for the Arts, Culture and Heritage Grants begins in January.


2023 Community Funding & Strategic Partner Capital Grants

The City of Fredericton is now accepting applications for its 2023 Community Funding Grants and Strategic Partner Capital Grants. 

Community Funding Grants 2023

The focus of the Community Funding Grants is to encourage the growth and stability of non-profit organizations in the City whose purpose and activities align to achieve the outcomes of a more livable and economically viable community.

Funding may be made available for festivals & events; educational & cultural development; recreation & tourism program support; arts, culture & heritage; as well as festival & event innovation and greening.

The grant must be applied to a specific program or service or used as capital funding for the construction of facilities or the purchase of equipment that will benefit to the community at large.

Past applicants are reminded that successful applications received under any of the grant categories for the same purpose or event are only considered once and limited to one annual grant from the City of Fredericton.

The City’s Municipal Finance and Corporate Administration has approved, in principle, an amount of $343,000 for the 2023 Community Funding Grants, up $24,000 from 2022 to account for inflation.

Strategic Partner Capital Grants 2023

A total of $300,000 is also available to community groups under the 2023 Strategic Partner Capital Grants, from which City Council has already committed $150,000 in multi-year funding to the Beaverbrook Art Gallery Capital Campaign and University of New Brunswick.

Strategic Partner Capital Grants are intended to encourage the growth and stability of strong, sustainable non-profit organizations whose purpose and services fit within the City’s municipal mandate.

Funding will support significant physical infrastructure capital projects, which must align with the City’s Municipal Plan and help achieve the outcomes of the City’s eight program result areas:  Corporate, Economic Vitality, Environmental Stewardship, Governance & Civic Engagement, Livable Community, Mobility, Public Safety, and Sustainable Infrastructure.

The deadline for eligible groups to apply to both the Community Funding Grants and Strategic Partner Capital Grants is Friday, October 14, 2022 at 4:30 pm.

Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk, City of Fredericton, 397 Queen Street, Fredericton, NB, E3B 1B5; Fax: 506-460-2905; Email: cityclerk@fredericton.ca.


2022 Arts, Culture & Heritage Grants

The Arts, Culture and Heritage Funding Program of the City of Fredericton is designed to encourage new projects or activities in the creative arts, culture and heritage sectors through the provision of small grants to eligible organizations. Grants are awarded through a jury process. 

Due to the pandemic and fluctuating provincial safety guidelines, additional guidelines and criteria will be applied to the 2022 Arts, Culture & Heritage Funding program.  This is meant to encourage applications that demonstrate consideration of fluctuating safety guidelines, as well as the development of new projects which will ensure arts and cultural vibrancy while maintaining public safety thereby having the most likelihood of success.  Organizations are advised to keep this in mind as applications will be evaluated with these additional criteria.

Please read the Funding Application Guidelines below before completing the Application Form.

  • Application Form and Funding Guidelines: PDF / Word

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Friday, February 11, 2022 at 4:30 pm.

Questions may be directed to Culture at 506-471-3378 or culture@fredericton.ca.