MARCH 12 2015


Applications for 2015 Heritage Legacy Fund grants are now open!

» Guidelines & Application Forms online

The Heritage Legacy Fund supports the conservation of heritage resources in British Columbia, as well as promote and increase public awareness, understanding, and appreciation of British Columbia’s heritage resources.

The Fund is open to registered non-profit societies, registered federal charities, local governments, self-governing First Nations and School Boards to apply for funding for heritage conservation and awareness.

More details and application forms can be found on the Heritage BC website.

Applicants must contact the Program Manager, Karen Dearlove, to confirm eligibility of your organization and project before accessing the online application.

*Deadline for Applications is Midnight Thursday April 30*


Find out more:

» Heritage Legacy Fund information

» HLF Conservation Worksheet

» HLF Awareness Worksheet

» HLF Guidelines


'The Main Thing'
Rossland, B.C., 2-3 October 2015

We can now announce that our Annual Conference will take place in the beautiful city of Rossland B.C., set in the Kootenary Rockies Region, on October  2-3, 2015.

Following on from our Heritage Week theme of 'Main Street', we will be delving deeper by learning how to create dynamic downtowns by refreshing and renewing revitalization strategies. You will also find out how to leverage your heritage assets to discover tourism and sustainability opportunities.

Details and registration will be available soon, so keep checking back for more information.

» Heritage BC 2015 Annual Conference


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Heritage Week Special Issue

Our Heritage BC Winter Quarterly will be sent out to you very shortly. This issue will cover Heritage BC's current projects and grant opportunities as well as reviewing some of the great events that took place on Main Streets across B.C. for Heritage Week.

During Heritage Week we asked to hear about your Main Street events for the Heritage Week 2015 contest, and we are pleased to announce the winner in this quarterly's issue. Good luck to all who entered!

Make sure your membership is up-to-date to ensure that you receive this fantastic issue to kick off your heritage education for the new year.



Renew your Heritage BC membership online:

» Heritage BC Membership




Heritage Canada The National Trust's Top Ten Endangered List

The Top Ten Endangered Places List is released by Heritage Canada The National Trust each year to bring national attention to at-risk heritage sites.

The list is open for your nominations, whether you choose heritage districts or single buildings. There are just three criteria for a site to have the opportunity to be included:
•  Significance of the site
•  Urgency of the threat/potential for a positive and creative solution
•  Community support for its preservation

You have until Friday March 13 2015 to send in your nomination:

» Heritage Canada The National Trust 



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