Following funding resources could be helpful to heritage organizations. This is not an exhaustive list of funding resources and Heritage BC does not guarantee the information, which can change from time to time.
Please feel free to contact us with corrections, updates and other funding sources that are not currently in this list. Heritage BC will endeavour to update the list from time to time, but we will also rely on the input from the list users.
Heritage BC acknowledges the Columbia Basin Trust in preparing the original version of this list.
A website tool (with membership fees) that supports non-profits to identify granting opportunities and find funding solutions. Access to over 11,000 Canadian grant maker profiles, including 5,000 private family foundations, 1,100 Canadian corporations and over 800 government programs.
A website / tool (with membership fees) that supports non-profits to identify granting opportunities and find funding solutions. North America’s premier, fully searchable online database of Corporate and Foundation funding opportunities and resources for non-profits and charities.
Canadian Environmental Grant-Makers
A grant database and resources for multi-sector environmental groups.
National online database for jobs in the non-profit sector. Includes a grants database. No subscription required.
Environment and Climate Change Canada
A funding database to help connect funding and resources with environmental projects.
Environmental Grantmakers Association
A list of useful websites for environmental grant-seekers.
Give Green Canada
Information for environmental organizations to promote green gift planning as a solution to long-term funding concerns.
Restoration Research Center
Funding list & resources for restoration projects in Canada, US, and worldwide. Provides tips on how to write grant proposals.
Government of Canada - Culture, History & Sport Funding
A myriad of funding programs that support culture, history, heritage, sport and official languages in Canada. See website for complete list.
A website / tool (with membership fees) that supports non-profits to identify granting opportunities and find funding solutions.
A website / tool (with membership fees) that supports non-profits to identify granting opportunities and find funding solutions. Some public libraries have a subscription for in-library use (ie: Nelson & Cranbrook). Basic subscription plan provides access to over 3,000 Canadian grant maker profiles and the premium plan over 10,000 funder profiles. Good for medium and large non-profits.
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
The CCP Handbook (Comprehensive Community Planning for First Nations in British Columbia - Third Edition) provides various tools for project implementation. Also included is a list of funding sources for First Nations.
A site for community organizations to learn about, select, and implement new tools and approaches to generate greater impact and advance their missions. Multiple resources and learning modules, including one on social financing.
Resources, webinars, and a searchable funding database to support Canadian charities.
National Trust for Canada
This website provides a list of funders for leadership, research, youth, arts and more.
Province of BC Economic Development funding database
Database created by the Province of BC for Economic Development Funding & Grants.