Register for The Role of the Arts: Strengthening Local Economies and Creativity November 16th at 4:30pm!

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In this newsletter:

  • Registration is open for our next virtual event in the “Local Sustainable Economies” series! Join us for an exciting discussion on “The Role of the Arts – strengthening local economies and creativity
  • Video celebration of the Arts in SGB!
  • Recap of the SGB Arts Network Launch event here.
  • Upcoming December event: Multi-sector partnerships and the role of philanthropy
  • Missed our talk on A Green Economy Hub for the region? Check out the recording here!


Local Sustainable Economies

A 6-part regional online discussion series – June-December 2022

Thanks to many of you for your input and help, we are excited to be presenting two more events in the Local Sustainable Economies this fall!

Join us on Wednesday, November 16th for Part 5 in the series:
The Role of the Arts – strengthening local economies and creativity

The Southern Georgian Bay region has a vibrant arts and culture community of individual artists, arts organizations and businesses representing all artistic disciplines. This wealth of arts and cultural entities provides residents with a strong sense of community and an opportunity for our community to be celebrated and enjoyed by visitors.

The arts and culture community is uniquely positioned as a significant tourism driver while impacting the local economies within the SGB region. In this event, speakers will share their insights on the effects of the arts and culture on their local economy, give suggestions on how to strengthen our connection with the tourism industry and give tips to advocate for the growth of the sector across the region. Registration for this free, virtual event is open NOW!

Read Amber Ebert’s blog on the launch of the SGB Arts Network here.


Final event in our 6-part Local Sustainable Economy Series – coming early December!

Multi-sector partnerships: the role of philanthropy

Stay tuned for the date and more details on our upcoming December event in our next newsletter! At this exciting in-person gathering, four extraordinary people will share their stories about how they are making great things happen through their philanthropy. They are passionate about the arts, our environment, social enterprises and innovation, and will offer insights about why multi-sector partnerships are important to the future of our local sustainable economies.

The Institute will also be thanking the founding contributors to our $35,000 Endowment Fund, which is being managed by the Community Foundation Grey Bruce. At this early December event, we will be announcing our 2022 grants to two organizations that are partnering on new regional, collaborative projects.

And, a significant Innovation Fund will be announced at this event!

It promises to be a very memorable gathering.


On October 18th, we hosted a powerful event on the topic of A Green Economy Hub: the many benefits for our region! We heard from the team responsible for GreenUP, Peterborough region’s leading organization focused on climate action, environmental education, and community resilience. It’s now up to us to make moves on a Green Economy Hub for SGB. Catch the replay and access the presenter slides from that event, and contact us with your interest in joining TISGB’s Green Economy Hub, Design Team!

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