Applications are now closed for 2023 Project Funding in Little Jamaica. Applicants will be contacted directly in March and projects will be announced in late May.

The Cultural Hotspot is an annual arts program that celebrates Toronto’s outside-the-core communities. Delivered in collaboration with local arts and community organizations, the program provides valuable opportunities for youth employment and mentorship through workshops, exhibits, events and more.

Little Jamaica is the neighbourhood of focus for the 2023 Cultural Hotspot program. This includes communities within the geographic boundaries of Castlefield Avenue to the north, Rogers Road to the south, Marlee Avenue to the east and Keele Street to the west. The program will highlight the creativity of Little Jamaica and celebrate the communities’ contributions to the cultural fabric of modern-day Toronto.

Funding Opportunities

Learn about how to get involved with the Cultural Hotspot.

Events Calendar

Explore Cultural Hotspot events.

Cultural Hotspot Projects

See this year's projects, and learn about the organizations and people behind them.

Self-Guided Tours

Explore more beyond the core with the Cultural Hotspot's self-guided tours.



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