Funding history 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, the Documentary Heritage Communities Program will provide $1.5 million in funding to 48 projects in local archival and library communities all across Canada.

The funding indicated on this page is that which was approved. The project list is organized alphabetically by province and city.

Organization Project Title Funding Province City
Jewish Historical Society of Southern Alberta *** JHSSA Archival Collections Accessibility Project - Phase 2 $17,815.00 Alberta


Glenbow Alberta
Institute *
Geraldine and Douglas Moodie Collection $20,000.00 Alberta


U'mista Cultural Society Digitizing and Preserving Kwakwaka'wakw History $38,775.00 British Columbia

Alert Bay

Maple Ridge Historical Society Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows TIMES Newspaper Photo Collection Project $14,773.00 British Columbia

Maple Ridge

Arrow Lakes Historical Society Providing Ready Access to Arrow Lakes Historical Society's Historical Photographs $17,500.00 British Columbia


Oliver and District Heritage Society ** Archive Back Log Completion Project $34,562.50 British Columbia


Archives Association of B.C ** Community Archives Regional Training and Development Clinics $14,633.00 British Columbia

Port Coquitlam

Port Edward Historical Society North Pacific Cannery Archival Database Upgrade Project 2017 $14,753.00 British Columbia

Port Edward

Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives Society Digitization Project $15,000.00 British Columbia

Prince Rupert

Bulkley Valley Historical and Museum Society ** Collections Accessibility Project - Stage 2 $40,790.00 British Columbia


Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance Increasing Access to Holocaust Education and Exhibition Project $27,058.00 British Columbia


The Western Front Society Digitization and Preservation of Western Front's Performance Art Documentation $14,880.00 British Columbia


Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs Preserving our Past, Preparing for Our Future: Addressing Archival Backlog $14,092.00 British Columbia


Manitoba Historical Society Manitoba Local Histories Digitization Project $8,882.00 Manitoba


Ogniwo Polish Museum Society Inc Development of Archival Collection at Ogniwo Polish Museum in Winnipeg $28,504.00 Manitoba


New Brunswick Queer Heritage Initiative New Brunswick Queer Heritage Initiative



$14,767.00 New Brunswick


Grand Manan Museum Inc Grand Manan Museum Archives Backlog and Holdings Management Project



$9,620.00 New Brunswick

Grand Manan

Them Days
Incorporated ***
Labrador Image Identification and Dissemination Initiative Phase Two $12,326.00 Newfoundland & Labrador

Happy Valley-Goose Bay

Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society Rosemary Eaton Fonds slide Series Digitization Project $11,670.00 Nova Scotia

Cole Harbour

The Mahone Bay Founder’s Society The Mahone Bay Social History Project $18,268.00 Nova Scotia

Mahone Bay

Middlesex Centre Archives Project Archivist to create and upload Archion Descriptions for six fonds and professional conservation of three ledgers $30,287.00 Ontario


Women's College Hospital Foundation (The Miss Margaret Robins Archives of Women's College Hospital) Archives of Women's College Hospital – Scrapbook Digitization Project $10,565.00 Ontario


Canadian Council of Archives ** ARCHIVESCANADA Digital Preservation Service (ACDPS) $43,023.00 Ontario


Jewish Federation of Ottawa - Ottawa Jewish Archives ** Ottawa Jewish Archives On line- Digitization of Photography Collections $19,800.00 Ontario


Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario *** The WI Historical Documents : A Legacy to Canada $100,000.00 Ontario

Stoney Creek

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives CLGA backlog reduction $41,667.00 Ontario


Multicultural History Society of Ontario *** Increasing access to irreplaceable records of our histories of migration and ethnicity $77,461.00 Ontario


Toronto International Film Festival ** Reel Heritage 2.0 $27,500.00 Ontario


Société d'histoire de Coaticook Creation of preliminary archival holdings guides, digitization of photos and volunteer training $54,368.00 Québec


Société d'histoire de Drummond ** Celanese; the last bailout $12,331.00 Québec


Musée de la Gaspésie Development of access to image collections on the Web $52,450.00 Québec


Centre d'archives régional des Iles ** Computerization of holdings and collections and transfer of archival operations to management software and servers for a better service offering $92,340.00 Québec


Corporation du centre régional d'archives de Lanaudière ** Preservation through technology transfer and development of the Lanaudière archives multimedia collection $76,985.00 Québec


Centre d'archives de Laval 50 years of history in pictures: preservation and development of the Jean-Claude Gagné photographic archival holdings (Phase 1) $15,000.00 Québec


Société d'histoire et de généalogie du Plateau Mont-Royal Accessibility of private archival collections and holdings of the Société d'histoire du Plateau Mont-Royal $14,606.00 Québec


Musée des ondes Emile Berliner The Emile Berliner Sound and Image Archive $20,574.00 Québec


Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Québec The Quebec Catholic Church, Confederation and the Government of Canada: Inventory of correspondence, 1864-1967 $10,465.00 Québec


Cultural hub of the Ursuline Monastery Digitization of the past records of the congregation of the Ursulines of Quebec from the 17th to the 20th century $14,988.00 Québec


Le Monastère des Augustines The photographs of the Augustinian Sisters of Canada, a national heritage to share $57,990.00 Québec


Centre d'archives de la région de Rivière-du-Loup Storage, conservation and development of film and radio archives $18,640.00 Québec


Canadian Railroad Historical Association Preservation, description and digital distribution of nitrate negatives $45,302.00 Québec


Appartenance Mauricie Société d'histoire régionale Digitization and distribution of the archival holdings of the Le nouvelliste daily newspaper $66,881.00 Québec


Regroupement des archives du Séminaire de Sherbrooke et de l'Archidiocèse de Sherbrooke (RASSAS) *** Contributions of religious communities to the Diocese of Sherbrooke $51,010.00 Québec


Centre d'archives de la région de Thetford Processing and development of the André Brochu holdings $9,505.00 Québec

Thetford Mines

Centre d'archives de Vaudreuil-Soulanges Digitization, preservation and development of the Yvon Latreille photographic holdings (P80) $22,880.00 Québec


Avataq Cultural Institute Inc - Institut Culturel Avataq Inc Preserving Nunavik's Documentary Heritage : Digitizing and describing two Pivotal fonds for Nunavimmiut $94,970.00 Québec


Société historique de la Saskatchewan Processing of the photographic archives of the Association jeunesse fransaskoise (TAPA) $20,953.00  Saskatchewan


Saskatchewan Council for Archives and Archivists Inc Saskatchewan Archival Information Network (SAIN) - Database EXpansion Project $21,039.00 Saskatchewan


*Multi-year Contribution Recipient 2015-2016
**Multi-year Contribution Recipient 2016-2017
***Multi-year Contribution Recipient 2017-2018

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