Eligible recipients of contributions are key national Canadian history and civics sector organizations as well as post-secondary educational institutions.
Recipients must have a proven track record and be able to demonstrate a national geographic reach:
- Track record: the organization’s achievements and reputation in the sector; and
- Geographic reach: the demonstrated capacity of the organization to deliver programming to a pan-Canadian audience.
The following are not eligible:
- Governments (federal, provincial/territorial, municipal, Crown Corporations and Aboriginal Governments)
- Canadian organizations that generally deliver programming that is regionally based or focused.
What is Eligible for Funding?
The CSP supports the development and/or enhancement of learning materials, the organization of learning and developmental experiences, and the establishment and maintenance of networks that give Canadians opportunities to enhance their understanding of Canada.
Eligible projects may include:
- learning materials and tools;
- group activities such as conferences and workshops;
- large-scale works of reference; and
- research and publications on public policy issues about Canada.
Ineligible projects include:
- conservation and archive-building projects; and
- projects designed to fill the curriculum needs of one specific province or the needs of a particular institution or course.