At the February 12th meeting the majority of Council (Councillors Perrelli, DiPaola, Muench and Beros) voted to cancel the 2020 Community & Culture Grants.
The purpose of the $65,000 annual grant program was to provide project funding to community and cultural organizations and individual artists whose projects support a more vibrant Richmond Hill through the delivery of programs, services or activities.
The following organizations had been recommended by Staff for the grants:
Alzheimer Society of York Region
Art in Migration
Bridge to Artists
Burr House Spinners and Weavers
High Note Avante Productions Inc.
Home on the Hill Supportive Housing
Iranian Canadian Teens Club
Kindred Spirits Orchestra
Richmond Hill Concert Band
Richmond Hill Philharmonic Orchestra
Richmond Hill United Church
Shadowpath Theatre Productions
York Region Indian Seniors Club
About the Program: In February 2015, Council approved the new Community and Cultural Grant Program with an annual funding allocation of $65,000. For more information click Community and Cultural Grant Program