British Columbia | Canada 150: Celebrating B.C. Communities and their Contributions to Canada was designed to create meaningful legacies that honour the province’s unique and diverse histories, culture, heritage and contribution to the nation. This program offered one-time grants of up to $100,000 for:
Applications are no longer being accepted.
Eligible applications were put forward for assessment by representatives from the BC Museums Association and Heritage BC. Recommendations were then submitted to the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development for final review and approval.
Successful applicants and their projects were announced on April 2, 2017.
Funding was provided to successful applicants in June 2017. Successful applicants were provided with an award agreement that outlined terms and reporting requirements, as well as requirements for acknowledging the financial support of the Government of British Columbia.
Successful applicants will be required to submit a final report no later than March 31, 2018. A template for the final report will be available online.
Organizations with a culture or heritage mandate were eligible for this funding including registered not-for-profit organizations, First Nations Band Councils, Aboriginal Friendship Centres, local governments and post-secondary institutions responsible for a museum, archive or historic place.
In addition, eligible projects must have begun after February 10, 2017 and be complete by March 1, 2018. Review the program guidelines (click link to view PDF) for more information.
Please review the Frequently Asked Questions for Applicants. Please note we are no longer accepting applications for this grant program.