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Digital Access to Heritage new MAP component – March 1, 2022 Deadline

Posted by Amber Hanover on January 25th, 2022

The Department of Canadian Heritage is pleased to inform you that the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) is now accepting applications for the new component – Digital Access to Heritage.

The Digital Access to Heritage component provides funding to museums and heritage organizations to digitize collections and make them available to the public, develop digital content and build their capacity in these areas. The component also supports the development and delivery of related training, resources and services that benefit multiple museums.

For full details on program eligibility and information on how to apply, please visit the Digital Access to Heritage page.



March 1, 2022

For projects taking place between April 1, 2022, and March 31, 2024

September 1, 2022

For projects taking place between September 1, 2022, and March 31, 2024



The following are eligible (usual MAP criteria apply): Indigenous governing bodies or Indigenous organizations, incorporated non-profit Canadian museums, museums associations or incorporated non-profit Canadian service organizations whose membership relates to the museum sector.

*New eligible applicants: Incorporated non-profit Canadian museums without a permanent physical space


Review the Application Guidelines — Digital Access to Heritage.

Contact your regional office of the Department of Canadian Heritage to discuss your project and request an application package.

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