Following are a number of resources to help you as you navigate this most challenging time. If you do not see the answers to your questions, or you need specific support, please contact us. If we do not have the answer, we will do our best to find it.
While we offer this information to provide support, please remember to do your due diligence with additional research and connect with your colleagues to test ideas. Don’t forget, Heritage BC is always available to help.
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Preparing to Reopen Historic Places (a compendium of information)
Reopening Guidelines for BC Museums, Galleries, and Cultural Organizations (BCMA)
Reopening Resources (Canadian Museums Association)
Mental Health and Wellness Tips
The Critical Importance of Psychologically Healthy & Safe Work Environments in the Era of COVID-19
Manage your mental health during COVID-19
Coronavirus: Guidance for Better Mental Health
A Compendium of Tips and Information for Self-Care and Workplace Mental Health
Operational and Finances
COVID-19 – Business relief summary (prepared April 7 2020 by accounting firm)
FAQs for Canadian registered charities and non-profit organizations in the time of the COVID-19 crisis (prepared by Blumberg Segal LLP)
A Compendium of Tips and Information for Governance, Management and NFP Operations
Find resources for the heritage sector
COVID-19 Financial Resources for BC Not-for-Profits: Employers and Workers
Emergency Relief Funds
Navigate the extensive range of new programs (continually updated by Associate Professor of Political Management at Carleton University.
COVID-19: Economic relief measures announced to date (prepared by law firm McCarthy Tétrault)
COVID-19: Emergency Measures Tracker (prepared by law firm McCarthy Tétrault)
Financial Management Strategies
Other Important Topics
Support for People with Disabilities
Reviewing our Partnerships in Chaotic Times