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The Documentary Heritage Communities Program:

Program objectives

The Documentary Heritage Community Program (DHCP) ensures that Canada’s continuing memory is documented and accessible to current and future generations by adopting a more collaborative approach with local documentary heritage communities. The program will be delivered in the form of contributions that will support the development of Canada’s local archival and library communities by increasing their capacity to preserve, provide access to and promote local documentary heritage. Additionally, the Program will provide opportunities for local documentary heritage communities to evolve and remain sustainable and strategic.

The DHCP provides financial assistance to the Canadian documentary heritage community for activities that:

Increase access to, and awareness of Canada’s local documentary institutions and their holdings; and
Increase the capacity of local documentary heritage institutions to better sustain and preserve Canada’s documentary heritage.

Application deadline

Application cycle will last 12 weeks, beginning on June 12, 2015 and closing on September 4, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

For full program details, click here!