Celebrate Canada

Celebrate Canada provides funding for activities organized on:

Events funded are expected to be held on the date of the designated day.

Who can apply

The following organizations are eligible for funding:

  • A Canadian not-for-profit organization, such as a corporation, trust, cooperative, unincorporated association
  • A Canadian business corporation where projects are non-commercial in nature
  • A Canadian educational institution, Canadian municipal government or other municipal, provincial/territorial institution
  • An Indigenous peoples institution or organization (Indigenous peoples include Inuit, Métis, Status and Non Status people)
  • A local band council, local tribal council or other local Aboriginal government or organization (First Nations, Inuit or Métis)

Federal, provincial and territorial governments are not eligible for funding (with the exception of the Canada Place Corporation for Canada Day celebrations, as per the amendment to the Canada Marine Act).

Application deadline

November 21, 2021

When an application deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or statutory holiday, it is extended to the following working day.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

  • read the Application guidelines in their entirety before completing their application
  • create or access a Canadian Heritage Funding Portal account and apply online

Contact us

Celebration and Commemoration Program
Department of Canadian Heritage
15 Eddy St
Gatineau QC  K1A 0M5
Email info@pch.gc.ca
Telephone 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 am to 5 pm (ET).

Celebrate Canada Program Regional offices

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