Celebrate Canada funding program

Current status: Closed

Please note: The application intake is now closed. For further information on other funding opportunities, please visit: Funding – Culture, history and sport.

The Celebrate Canada program provides funding for activities organized on:

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 Indigenous 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

The application intake is now closed.

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  J8X 4B3

1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Celebrate Canada program regional offices

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