Mission and Mandate

What is Cultivate? It’s like a big picnic. A music festival. A block party. A playground for all ages. An arts experience. A weekend of feeling fully connected to the things that matter most.

 

Cultivate Mission

  • Cultivate Community Non-Profit Services is a non-profit organization that engages the community in the celebration and discovery of arts and culture.
  • We achieve this through community leadership, creative partnerships and innovative artistic programming.
  • Our core activity is an annual arts festival built on values of sustainability, equity and social connection. 

 

Cultivate Mandate 

  • To produce a world-class fall festival and weekly summer series for the purpose of promoting art and culture in Port Hope and Northumberland County
  • To create a welcoming experience for people from all walks of life, particularly those from marginalized or racialized communities such as BIPOC and LGTBQ+
  • To coordinate partnerships and activities that advance arts and culture at the community level