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Funding Sources

Postby Bob van Wegen » Mon Nov 28, 2005 11:47 am

Grants for heritage research and promotion are available from the province through the Alberta Historical Research Foundation.

http://www.cd.gov.ab.ca/preserving/heri ... /index.asp

There is also funding potentially available through the Calgary Foundation Community Grants and Neighbourhood Grants programs.

http://www.thecalgaryfoundation.org/grant_seekers.htm

The Bankview Community Association and the Bowness Historical Society (for two) received grants for heritage though the Calgary Foundation.
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New funding through Canadian Heritage

Postby newsposter » Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:38 am

Subject: New funding program BCAH (Canadian Heritage)

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (BCAH), a new Canadian Heritage funding program Community groups may be interested in a new funding program recently announced by the federal Department of Canadian Heritage. The program, Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage (BCAH), will provide support to local arts and heritage festivals that feature local artists and artisans or local heritage, as well as major historical anniversaries of local importance.

Who can Apply
Local incorporated non-profit organizations
OR
Organizations/groups without legal incorporation
OR
Band Councils, Tribal Councils, and other Aboriginal (First Nation, Inuit, and Metis) governments and equivalent organizations

Eligibility requirement: Applicants must demonstrate local support for their projects by providing written confirmation of support (financial or in-kind) from at least one level of government (municipal, Aboriginal, regional/district, provincial or territorial) and must include the value of that support in the project budget.

BCAH has two funding components:
Component I: Local Arts and Heritage Festivals
Funding in support of recurring festivals, events and activities that engage Canadians in their communities through the public presentation of local artists and/or of local heritage.

Eligibility Criteria
* Activity or activities lasting more than 1 day and a maximum of 28 days
* Recurring event presented at least once in the two years preceding the application
* Present work of local artists, artisans, and/or aspects of local historical heritage
* Open to general public
* Actively involve members of the local community

Component II: Community Historical Anniversaries Programming

Funding in support of nonrecurring events and activities that engage Canadians in their communities through the commemoration of major anniversaries of significant local events and /or persons.
Eligibility Criteria
* Activity or activities lasting a minimum of one day and a maximum of 1 year
* Nonrecurring/one-time event
* Present program of local events or activities commemorating 100th or greater anniversaries, (multiples of 25 years only) of locally significant historical event or person
* Present work of local artists, artisans, and/or aspects of local historical heritage
* Open to the general public
* Actively Involve members of the local community

Application Deadlines 2007-2008
October 31, 2007 for project taking place between January 1 and May 31, 2008
January 14, 2008 for projects taking place between June 1 and December 31, 2008

Funding Guides and application forms for both component I and II are now available on the Department of Canadian Heritage Web site at
http://www.pch.gc.ca/progs/dcap-bcah/finApp_e.cfm


For more Information on BCAH program:
Contact your nearest Canadian Heritage office:
www.pch.gc.ca/progs/dcap-bcah/contacts/index_e.cfm

Telephone
Toll-free: 1 866-811-0055
TTY: 819 997-3123*(Telecommunication device for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired)
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