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Funding to commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools 

Category: Funding & Awards / Closes April 9th, 2020

The Commemorating the History and Legacy of Residential Schools component of Celebration and Commemoration Program provides grants and contributions to eligible recipients for initiatives that will increase awareness and commemorate the history and legacy of residential schools, and honour residential school survivors, their families and communities.


Who can apply

To be eligible for funding, your organization must be:

The following are not eligible: private individuals, political parties and federal departments, their institutions and portfolio agencies.


Eligible projects

To be eligible for funding from Commemorate Canada’s Commemorating the History and Legacy of Residential Schools component, your project must:

Examples of eligible projects:

How to apply

Contact the Commemorate Canada Program to request an application package.

Read the Application Guidelines in their entirety before completing your application.

You must meet all eligibility requirements and submit a complete application package to be considered for funding.

Application deadline

March 27, 2020 – For projects requesting $5,000 or less
April 9, 2020 – For projects requesting between $5,001 and $50,000

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