Funding history 2019-2020

In 2019–2020, the Documentary Heritage Communities Program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 52 projects in local archival and library communities all across Canada.

The funding amounts indicated on this page have been approved. The project list is organized alphabetically by province and city.

Organization

Project title

Funding

Province

City

The Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation for the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Scrapbooks: Preservation and Increased Access

$50,000

Alberta

Banff

Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta (JHSSA)Footnote 1

JHSSA Archival Collections Accessibility Project – Phase 2

$14,550

Alberta

Calgary

La Corporation Épiscopale Catholique Romaine de Grouard (operating as Catholic Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan)

Safeguarding Our Heritage: Increasing Access to and Preserving Historical Images

$23,389

Alberta

Grande Prairie

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural CentreFootnote 2

At Risk: Preserving Our Most Vulnerable Fonds

$14,999

British Columbia

Burnaby

Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

Home Run at Powell Street

$47,906

British Columbia

Burnaby

Lakes District Museum Society

Lakes District Museum Digitization Project

$24,977

British Columbia

Burns Lake

Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)

Indigenous and Community Capacity Building: Archives Regional Training and Development Clinic in North-West Coastal British Columbia

$9,102

British Columbia

Port Coquitlam

Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)Footnote 3

Indigenous and Community Capacity Building: Archives Regional Training and Development Clinics

$21,194

British Columbia

Port Coquitlam

The Revelstoke Heritage Railway Society

Digital Preservation of Archive Collection

$21,692

British Columbia

Revelstoke

Revelstoke Museum & Archives Association

Canadian Pacific Railway Revelstoke Division Accident Reports Digitization Project

$14,490

British Columbia

Revelstoke

Rossland Historical Museum Association

Map Preservation/Digitization

$15,249

British Columbia

Rossland

Western Front

Ready To Be Written: Western Front's Digital Preservation and Migration Project

$24,998

British Columbia

Vancouver

British Columbia Soccer Association

BC Soccer Archives Digitization and Access Project

$24,075

British Columbia

Vancouver

Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre

The Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre's Increasing Access to Holocaust Symposia and Events Project

$8,102

British Columbia

Vancouver

Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia

Canadian Jewish Congress – Pacific Region Fonds – Processing

$16,180

British Columbia

Vancouver

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation

Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Archives

$24,750

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Ogniwo Polish Museum Society Inc.

Processing of Archival Records of the Polish-Canadian Community

$30,903

Manitoba

Winnipeg

La Société historique de Saint-Boniface

Digitization of Sound Recordings from the Société historique de Saint-Boniface Archives

$24,500

Manitoba

Winnipeg

Council of Archives New Brunswick

Atlantic Canada Oral History Symposium

$15,567

New Brunswick

Fredericton

Council of Archives New Brunswick

How Documentary Heritage Is Used Roundtable

$1,328

New Brunswick

Fredericton

Them Days

#IDThemDays

$24,396

Newfoundland and Labrador

Happy Valley–Goose Bay

Mahone Bay Founders Society

Processing, Digitizing, and Increasing Access to the Collection: Mahone Bay's Shipbuilding History, Local Families, and Town History Research

$18,547

Nova Scotia

Mahone Bay

Kitikmeot Heritage Society

Preserving Inuinnait Oral Traditions: Interviewing for Documentation and Capacity Building

$28,877

Nunavut

Cambridge Bay

Inuit Broadcasting Corporation (IBC)

IBC Archive Records Management and Training 2019–2020

$26,822

Nunavut

Iqaluit

Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives

Daniel McLachlin's Legacy: Exploring the Lumber Era of the Ottawa Valley

$49,568

Ontario

Arnprior

Middlesex Centre Archives

Creating Community Access to Lobo Township Book Committee Fonds

$13,500

Ontario

Delaware

Dundas Historical Society Museum

Digitization of the John Bertram & Sons Co. Fonds

$21,055

Ontario

Dundas

Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation

Images of Ontario by George Hunter, RCA – Digitization and Preservation Project

$24,906

Ontario

Mississauga

Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l'histoire d'Orléans (SFOPHO)

Directory of Heritage Sites in Orléans

$15,620

Ontario

Ottawa (Orléans)

Federated Women Institute of OntarioFootnote 4

The WI Historical Documents: A Legacy to Canada

$100,000

Ontario

Stoney Creek

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA)

CLGA – Collection Processing Project Part 3

$31,697

Ontario

Toronto

Toronto International Film Festival Inc. (TIFF)

TIFF's Ontario Film Collection Assessment + Inspection

$48,085

Ontario

Toronto

Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre

Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre's Digital Preservation Project

$49,920

Ontario

Toronto

Connexions Archive & Library

Building Stronger Communities by Building on the Past: Sharing the Histories of Toronto's Grassroots Community Groups

$49,220

Ontario

Toronto

Inuit Art Foundation

Increasing Community Access to Inuit Artistic Heritage

$49,723

Ontario

Toronto

Multicultural History Society of Ontario

Digitizing and Providing Online Access to Testimonies of Canadian Immigrant and Ethnic Experiences

$47,839

Ontario

Toronto

St. Peter's Cathedral ArchivesFootnote 5

St. Peter's Cathedral: Processing and Providing Access to 150 Years of Archives

$51,829

Prince Edward Island

Charlottetown

Société d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean inc

Consolidation and Accessibility of the Archival Database of the Société d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean

$24,815

Quebec

Alma

Centre régional d'archives de l'Outaouais

Project for the Archival Processing of Documents in the Marcel Sainte-Marie Collection

$17,048

Quebec

Gatineau

Société d'histoire de la Haute-Yamaska

Development of an Internet Platform for Research and Dissemination of Graphics

$18,391

Quebec

Granby

Les Amis des Jardins de MétisFootnote 6

Elsie as Seen by ... Her Husband, Robert Wilson Reford

$30,156

Quebec

Grand-Métis

Brome County Historical SocietyFootnote 7

Preservation Project: Textual Records of Brome County (1790–1914)

$26,120

Quebec

Knowlton

Centre d'archives régional des ÎlesFootnote 8

The Islands Connected to the Mainland: Processing for Access to and Preservation of Audiovisual Archives

$59,672

Quebec

L'Étang-du-Nord

ARCMTL

Dial-A-Poem Montreal Audio Archives

$13,718

Quebec

Montréal

Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural InstituteFootnote 9

Investing in Eeyou Istchee Archival Heritage

$60,000

Quebec

Ouje-Bougoumou

Monastère des Augustines

From Magnetic Tapes to Digital Discs: Images and Sounds that Reveal the Daily Lives of Nursing Nuns in the City of Québec in the 20th Century

$16,424

Quebec

Québec

Société historique du Saguenay

Importation of Digital Finding Aids, Centralization of Data in Archival Management Software, and Web Accessibility

$46,556

Quebec

Saguenay

Canadian Railroad Historical Association

Identification, Preservation, Description and Digital Distribution of Nitrate and Acetate Negatives

$41,598

Quebec

Saint-Constant

Conseil de la Nation huronne-wendat

Digitization and Accessibility of Historical Records of the Huron-Wendat Nation Council

$24,999

Quebec

Wendake

Société historique de la Saskatchewan (SHS)

Establishment of Management Systems for the New Centre d'archives communautaires francophones de la Saskatchewan [Francophone community archives centre of Saskatchewan]

$22,500

Saskatchewan

Regina

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Heritage Oral History Collection Inventory and Access Project

$24,999

Yukon

Haines Junction

Northern Native Broadcasting

Northern Native Broadcasting, Yukon, Archival Audio Recordings Inventory Project

$26,250

Yukon

Whitehorse

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