Documentary Heritage Communities Program

​​​Library and Archives Canada (LAC) provides funding each year to documentary heritage organizations across the country. This funding helps to ensure that Canada's continuing memory is documented, preserved and available to the public. Organizations may apply for funding through the Documentary Heritage Communities Program's (DHCP) annual call for proposals each fall.

Services and information

Test your eligibility

Complete a short questionnaire to find out if your organization and project are eligible for funding.

Before you apply

Read the guidelines for information on funding, eligibility, how to apply and more.

Apply for funding

After you have read the guidelines and organized your documents, register or login to apply.

Tips for success

Find resources to help you prepare a successful application.


Find information on current and past DHCP recipients.

Contact the DHCP

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