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$250,000 in Prizes for Projects at Historic Places!!

What would you do if you had access to funding for your historic place?

The possibilities are endless. Exciting work to restore a missing feature, an investment to adapt or reuse an abandoned or unused space, new visitor experience tools or new visitor amenities. Just imagine!

The National Trust’s This Place Matters competition is back with more ways to win, more tools and training to help you learn new skills in fundraising and social media and exciting new prize categories.

By using the power of social media and crowdfunding, you will not only raise much-needed funds for your project, you will increase your network of supporters and generate awareness of your historic place.

How Does It Work? •Submit your project for consideration
•A National Trust team will review project eligibility and select projects (up to 40 in total) in four regions
•Canada will vote and select a winner

Participation is easy
Visit to learn more about our submission guidelines.

If you have a great idea to breathe new life into a place that matters to your community, we want to hear from you! Submit your project idea by May 18, 2017.

Any questions? Call us at 1-866-964-1066 ext. 234 or email