Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Community Anniversaries (Canadian Heritage)
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage – Community Anniversaries component provides funding to local groups for non-recurring local events, with or without a minor capital project.
Funding is available for non-recurring events that mark the 100th anniversary or greater, in increments of 25 years (e.g., 125th, 150th); of a significant local historical event or personality.
Funding includes capital projects up to a maximum amount of $25,000 (such as community art projects, restoration of objects, community history books, statues and murals). Successful projects may receive up to 100 per cent of eligible expenses to a maximum of $200,000 for events that:
- present the work of local artists, artisans and heritage performers or specialists;
- actively involve members of the local community; and
- are intended for and accessible to the general public.
Deadline is January 31 for events that will occur during the next calendar year.