Funding history 2018–2019

In 2018–2019, the Documentary Heritage Communities Program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 39 projects in local archival and library communities all across Canada.

See a photo of the announcement.

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
Glenbow-Alberta InstituteNote1 Geraldine and Douglas Moodie Collection $20,000 Alberta Calgary
Jewish Historical Society of Southern AlbertaNote2 JHSSA Archival Collections Accessibility Project - Phase 2 $15,815 Alberta Calgary
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre At Risk: Preserving our most vulnerable fonds $67,196 British Columbia Burnaby
Cortes Island Museum & Archives Society Blitzing the Backlog $14,856 British Columbia Mansons Landing
Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC)Note3 Indigenous and Community Capacity Building: Archives Regional Training and Development Clinics $41,098 British Columbia Port Coquitlam
Port Edward Historical Society North Pacific Cannery Archival Collection Improvement Project 2018 $14,920 British Columbia Port Edward
Bulkley Valley Historical & Museum SocietyNote4 Collections Accessibility Project - Stage 2 $16,940 British Columbia Smithers
Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia Archives Accessibility Project $14,922 British Columbia Vancouver
Vancouver Police Historical Society Mugshot Mayhem $14,478 British Columbia Vancouver
Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada Photo Negative Digitization and Online Access $33,560 Manitoba Winnipeg
La Société historique de Saint-Boniface Description and digitization of photographs from the 100 Non fonds $12,215 Manitoba Winnipeg
The United Church of Canada Archives Break on Through the Backlog: Processing Records of the United Church of Canada Archives (MNWO/ANCC) $14,982 Manitoba Winnipeg
Queens County Heritage Loomcrofters Studio Archives and Library $9,911 New Brunswick Gagetown
Them Days IncorporatedNote5 Labrador Image Identification and Dissemination Initiative – Phase 2 $28,999 Newfoundland and Labrador Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Mahone Bay Museum Mahone Bay Area Business, School, and Church Related Archival Project $19,118 Nova Scotia Mahone Bay
Oil, Gas & Salt Resources Library The Brittain Archives: Digitization, Spatial Referencing & Preservation $22,110 Ontario London
The Lost Villages Historical Society Digitization of Lost Villages Residents Interviews 1977–1978 $3,200   Ontario Long Sault
Federated Women’s Institutes of OntarioNote6 The WI Historical Documents: A Legacy to Canada $100,000 Ontario Stoney Creek
Stratford Festival Archives Trust Digitizing the Formative Years of the Stratford Festival $80,916 Ontario Stratford
Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society Increasing Access to Finnish Language Archives $11,600 Ontario Thunder Bay
Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives CLGA Backlog Reduction - Part 2 $40,696 Ontario Toronto
Italian-Canadian Archives Project (ICAP) Virtual Exhibits of Sarnia-Lambton’s Italian-Canadian Community Narratives - Phase 1 $11,980 Ontario Toronto
Multicultural History Society of OntarioNote7 Increasing access to irreplaceable records of our histories of migration and ethnicity $97,677 Ontario Toronto
Weston Historical Society Weston Historical Society Digitization Project $28,608 Ontario Toronto
St. Peter’s Cathedral Archives St. Peter’s Cathedral: Processing and Providing Access to 150 Years of Archives $99,558 Prince Edward Island Charlottetown
Corporation du centre régional d’archives de LanaudièreNote8 Preservation through technology transfer and development of the Lanaudière archives multimedia collection $82,554 Quebec L’Assomption
Centre régional d’archives de l’Outaouais Archival processing project of photographs from the Salon du livre de l’Outaouais fonds $26,183 Quebec Gatineau
Centre d’archives régional des ÎlesNote9 Computerization of holdings and collections and transfer of archival operations to management software and servers for a better service offering $86,020 Quebec Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Brome County Historical Society Preservation and Digitization of BCHS Great War Collection $12,412 Quebec Knowlton
ASTED Digitization retrospective of the review Documentation et bibliothèques from 1973 to 1988 $14,051 Quebec Montreal
Canadian Centre for Architecture Canadian Architectural Fonds Processing Initiative $56,792 Quebec Montreal
Canadian Centre for the Great War Digitizing and Preserving the V. Taboika Panoramic Photograph Collection $8,714 Quebec Montreal
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Showcasing works on paper from the Inuit Art Collection of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts $70,843 Quebec Montreal
McCord Stewart Museum Shared Sensitivities $71,983 Quebec Montreal
Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute Investing in Eeyou Istchee Archival Heritage $82,979 Quebec Ouje-Bougoumou
Regroupement des archives du Séminaire de Sherbrooke et de l’Archidiocèse de Sherbrooke (RASSAS)Note10 Contributions of religious communities to the Diocese of Sherbrooke $44,771 Quebec Sherbrooke
Musée minéralogique et minier de Thetford Mines Bilingual audio guide for the King mine historic centre $89,693 Quebec Thetford Mines
Société historique de la Saskatchewan Classification and training for Fransaskois community organizations (CFOCF) $12,905 Saskatchewan Regina
Council of Yukon First Nations CYFN Archives Arrangement and Description Project $96,432 Yukon Whitehorse
DHCP: 39 projects receive funding
On May 10, 2018, the recipients for 2018–2019 were announced at the McCord Stewart Museum in Montréal. Past and present DHCP recipients attended the event.
From left to right: Denis Pépin, Corporation du centre d’archives de Lanaudière; Céline Widmer, Suzanne Sauvage and Eugénie Marcil, McCord Stewart Museum; Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada; Richard Santo, Abbey Lacroix and Adèle Hébert, Brome County Historical Society; Réjean Savard, ASTED; Élaine Tolmatch, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Caitlin Bailey, Canadian Centre for the Great War; Adria Seccareccia, Brynn Myers and Martien de Vletter, Canadian Centre for Architecture.
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