Removing barriers to cultural activities benefits youth in many ways

Making sure inner-city kids have lots of options and no barriers to participate in cultural activities is a priority for Dao Duong. Since he started as a Dream Broker in 2021, he has witnessed the strong impact that cultural teachings can have on children and youth.  

Deadline August 11, 2023

Apply by August 11 for fall registrations

If your children are hoping to take lessons in the fall, consider applying to Creative Kids’ August 11 application deadline. We fund a variety of children’s classes including drawing, painting, and pottery; music lessons, dance classes, drama classes, and cultural activities. Parents can apply for up to $750 per child per year towards the cost of these classes. Lower income families are given priority.

Creative Kids E-News is Out

Each issue provides updates on the Creative Kids Canada charity, feature stories of success, resources for cultural leaders, and outline ways you can get involved.

Next Application Deadline is May 26th

Just a reminder to apply by May 26th, for summer classes and early fall registrations, if your children want to take lessons this summer or in the fall. Online applications are now open.

Removing Financial Barriers to Arts and Culture for Kids Important to K+S Potash Canada

It is always inspiring when businesses recognize the benefits of young people participating in arts and cultural activities of their choice. For the past three years, K + S Potash Canada (KSPC) has provided considerable support to Creative Kids helping to remove financial barriers and benefiting hundreds of children and youth across the province.

New Champion’s Resolve to Give Back Grows Deeper

“Over the last year, thanks to my involvement as a spokesperson, not only have I benefited by the mentoring and training I have received, but I have gained the realization that my experience and voice are important as I talk about what the support from Creative Kids gave me.”

Youth’s Confidence Blossoms in Art Class

Brandie Perkins, the owner of the Cathedral Arts School and Studio in Regina, believes in the power of the arts to change young people’s lives. She’s seen it first-hand.

Sisters See Dance as Key to Their Success

Thanks to Creative Kids, sisters N’Tanis and Kori Wuttunee were both able to take salsa dance lessons together. They credit the skills and opportunities they gained from their dance experience as the reason why they have already achieved so much in life.

Creativity for Kids 50/50

Every kid deserves a chance to find their creative spark! Today kicks off the Creativity for Kids 50/50. Buy a ticket now for your chance to win up to $100,000!