Legacy Fund – Building Communities through Arts and Heritage

Canadian Heritage

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Projects must be submitted before the anniversary date of the event or personality to be commemorated.


National (All)

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Email: PCH.bcah-dcap.PCH@canada.ca

Phone Number: 819-997-0055 & 1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)


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Grant Description

Building Communities through Arts and Heritage – Legacy Fund component provides funding for community-initiated capital projects, intended for community use. Recipients may receive up to 50 per cent of eligible project expenses up to a maximum of $500,000.

Funding supports community-initiated capital projects that:

  • commemorate a significant local historical event or pay tribute to a significant local historical personality;
  • mark a 100th anniversary or greater, in increments of 25 years (e.g., 125th, 150th);
  • involve the restoration, renovation, or transformation of existing buildings or exterior spaces with local community significance that are intended for community use;
  • encourage arts and heritage activities in the local community that are intended for and accessible to the general public.
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    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines | Architecture | Crafts/Artisan | Literary arts | Media Arts | Music and Sound | Performing arts - Dance | Performing arts - Theatre | Performing arts - Other | Visual Arts
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting | Engaging Communities
    Priority Community
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