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Who Are We?

Established in 2016 by a collective of Toronto festivals and events, the Volunteer Award for Arts and Culture in Toronto (VAACT) recognizes the incredible contribution volunteers make to organizations across the city. 

We acknowledge and thank you all for the endless hours you contribute to making Toronto a vibrant, cultural city. 

To learn how to qualify for a VAACT award, please see Process & Requirments.

Our Vision & Mission

To recognize the incredible contribution volunteers give to the Arts & Culture organizations that make Toronto a vibrant city in which to live, work and play.

VAACT is committed to celebrating, and appreciating a dedicated, diverse, and engaged volunteer community based on shared best volunteer engagement practices. The VAACT Committee invites like-minded, events-based Arts & Culture organizations to join and help promote and expand our volunteer recognition initiative.

Current Participating Events

& Festivals

New Year's Eve 2018 logo
Hot Docs logo
Arts in the Parks logo
Inside Out logo
Pride Toronto logo
Doors Open Toronto logo
Canada Day logo
Toronto Fringe logo
TIFF logo
Nuit Blanche Toronto logo
ImagineNative Logo (cropped for 2020).pn
Cavalcade of Lights logo

Past Participating Events

& Festivals

EDIT: Expo for Design, Innovtion and Technology logo