Funding & Grants
Heritage Legacy Fund
The Heritage Legacy Fund, administered by Heritage BC, provides matching grants up to $25,000 for the conservation of heritage resources and up to $10,000 for initiatives to increase heritage awareness, to registered associations and local governments.
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Towns for Tomorrow
A provincial program for communities with a population of 15,000 or less, provides grants of up to $400,000 for infrastructure projects including local designated heritage sites.
A new National Historic Sites Cost-Sharing Program will cover up to up to 50 per cent of eligible costs incurred in the conservation and presentation of a national historic site up to a maximum of $1,000,000. Eligible recipients are incorporated not-for-profit organizations, other levels of government, and aboriginal organizations.
Projects eligible for funding include technical and planning documents agreed by Parks Canada as necessary to ensure the site's commemorative integrity, and conservation projects to preserve, rehabilitate and/or restore components of a national historic site. Conservation projects may also include the development and implementation of presentation projects that focus on communicating to the public the reasons for designation as a national historic site.
Building Communities Through Arts & Heritage
There are two components to this federal program:
Local Arts and Heritage Festivals
Community Historical Anniversaries Programming
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