Program details – Canada History Fund

The Canada History Fund encourages Canadians to improve their knowledge about Canada’s history, civics and public policy. The Fund supports the production of learning materials, the organization of learning activities and the creation or maintenance of networks.

What's new

We have implemented an application deadline for the Canada History Fund.

You have until September 30th to apply for funding for a project starting after April 1st of the following year.

Who can apply

To be eligible for funding, your organization must be:

  • an organization that has a mandate with a focus on Canadian history, civics, or public policy, and a demonstrated track record of successfully delivering programming nationally; or
  • a post-secondary educational institution.

All applicants must demonstrate that their activities have a national geographic reach.

Individuals, governments, Indigenous authorities and Canadian organizations that generally deliver regional programming are not eligible.

Eligible projects

Eligible projects may include:

  • learning materials;
  • websites, mobile applications or other new media tools;
  • group activities such as conferences and workshops;
  • establishment of networks and partnerships;
  • large-scale works of reference; and
  • research and publications on current trends and public policy issues about Canada.

Conservation and archive-building projects; and projects designed to fill the curriculum needs of one specific province or one particular course/institution are not eligible.

Application deadline

September 30 - for projects starting after April 1st of the following year.

How to apply

Please contact us to determine eligibility of your organization and project and request an application package.

Contact us

Department of Canadian Heritage
Canada History Fund
15 Eddy Street, 8th floor, 15-8-C
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M5

Email

PCH.chf-fhc.PCH@canada.ca

Telephone

819-997-0055
1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)

TTY

1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EST).

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