Community Anniversaries

The Community Anniversaries component provides funding for non-recurring events (including capital projects up to $25,000). Successful applicants may receive up to 100 percent of eligible expenses to a maximum of $200,000 for events that:

  • commemorate a significant local historical event or pay tribute to a significant local historical personality;
  • mark a 100th anniversary or greater, in increments of 25 years (e.g., 125th, 150th);
  • commemorate in 2014 and up to 2017, inclusively, the 75th anniversary of locally significant events directly related to the Canadian participation in World War II;
  • present the work of local artists, artisans, or performers of historical heritage;
  • actively involve members of the local community;
  • are intended for and accessible to the general public.