Legacy Fund

The Legacy Fund component provides funding for community capital projects. Successful applicants may receive up to 50 per cent of eligible expenses to a maximum of $500,000 in funding for community capital projects 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);
  • NEW 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;
  • involve the restoration, renovation, or transformation of existing buildings and/or exterior spaces with local community significance;
  • encourage arts and heritage activities in your community; and
  • are intended for and accessible to the general public.