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20 arts and cultural projects receive city grants for 2018/19


Twenty community groups have received funding under the Burlington Arts & Culture Fund Grant Program for 2018/2019.


  • Halton Freedom Celebration, $5000
  • One Burlington Festival 2018, $5000
  • Burlington Fine Arts Association Annual Juried Exhibition, $4,104
  • Rhythm ‘n’ Art Truck, $2,400
  • Burlington — A City Through the Seasons, $3,010
  • The Healing Portraits Project, $3,500
  • Emerging Artists Series, $2,600
  • Burlington’s Stars of Tomorrow, $2,970
  • Authors in Your Neighbourhood, $2,825
  • Redleaf Choir Project, $2,600
  • Art in Action Studio Tour, $2,300
  • A Song for Peace, $2,000
  • Christmas Collage Ice Show, $2,000
  • PROSPECTS: An Evening of Dance and DIscussion, $2,000
  • Meet Me at the Brant Inn, $2,000
  • With Glowing Hearts, $2,000
  • The Tragical Comedy of Mr. Punch, $1,500
  • Orchestra BST40 by STARS, $1,000
  • A Lyrical Affair to Remember, $710
  • Burlington Welsh Ladies Chorus Concert, $500

Twenty-five applications were received between Jan. 5 and Feb. 28 for the $50,000 annual fund.  The recipients were announced in a staff memo in the April 20 Council Information Package.

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Marianne Meed Ward

Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made. As journalist for 22 years, I thought “I can do something about that” and a website and newsletter were born. They’ve taken various forms and names over the years, but the intent remains: To let you know what’s happening at City Hall before decisions are made, so you can influence outcomes for A Better Burlington. The best decisions are made when elected representatives tap the wisdom of our community members, and welcome many different perspectives.This site allows residents to comment and debate with each other; our Commenting Guidelines established in 2016 aim to keep debate respectful. Got an idea or comment you want to share privately? Please, get in touch:

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