Building Communities through Arts and Heritage
The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program was created to help you celebrate your community, its past and its present. The Program will increase opportunities, through festivals and other events and projects, for local artists and artisans to be involved in their community and for local groups to commemorate their local history and heritage.
The deadlines for Local Festivals applications are January 30, April 30 and September 30.
The deadline date for all Community Anniversary projects is January 30.
There is no fixed deadline for Legacy Fund submissions; however, your project must be submitted at the latest by the date of your anniversary.
The Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage Program delivers its funding through three separate components: Local Festivals, Community Anniversaries and The Legacy Fund.
- Local Festivals
- The Local Festivals component provides funding to local groups for recurring festivals that present the work of local artists, artisans, or historical performers.
- Community Anniversaries
- The Community Anniversaries component provides funding to local groups for non–recurring local events and capital projects that commemorate an anniversary of 100 years or greater in increments of 25 years.
- Legacy Fund
- The Legacy Fund provides funding for community capital projects that commemorate a local historical anniversary of 100 years or greater in increments of 25 years.
- Still not sure where your event or project fits? View this chart.
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