Arts and Culture

Visual and performing arts are a vital part of our social fabric, providing a valuable source of creativity, inspiration, and enrichment in people's lives. We invest in a broad range of arts, culture and heritage organizations. 

In 2023, we devoted 22% of our overall community investments to arts and culture.

Our commitment to the Arts & Culture sector


organizations supported in 2023

Innovating Organizations


Thanks to the work of Culture pour tous!, several hundred professionals working in the cultural and artistic sectors persevered despite the pandemic, continuing to share their passion with the public both online or in person during the Journées de la Culture.


Over the course of the pandemic’s first year, the Community Music Schools of Toronto (formerly the Regent Park School of Music) gave 550 young people from the Regent Park and Jane Finch neighbourhoods in Toronto the chance to continue their musical education online.


Launched at the start of the pandemic, the National Theatre School of Canada's Art Apart program supported emerging artists who faced precarious financial situations due to the cancellation of contracts and a decrease in job opportunities.