Collections Management – Museums Assistance Program

From: Canadian Heritage

The Museums Assistance Program (MAP) - Collections Management component provides funding for projects to improve knowledge, skills and practices related to key museum functions.

Who can apply

Applicants must meet the criteria in one of the following two categories:

  • Incorporated non-profit Canadian museums* which: 
    • Provide services to the public year-round;
    • Employ the equivalent of one full-time paid professional staff;
    • Have policies for key museum functions; and
    • Have a current three to five-year strategic/business plan.
  • Museums associations and incorporated non-profit Canadian service organizations whose membership relates to the museum sector which: 
    • provide services to the public year-round;
    • employ the equivalent of one full-time paid professional staff;
    • have a current three to five-year strategic/business plan.

*Eligible museums that are governed by provincial/municipal government or by academic or cultural institutions can apply to MAP, as long as their principal mandate is linked to heritage. They must also have distinct objectives, programs and budgets related to heritage. Federal departments, Crown corporations and agencies are not eligible for MAP funding.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

Application deadline

November 1

Contact us

Department of Canadian Heritage
Museums Assistance Program
25 Eddy Street, 9th Floor (25-9-N)
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0M5

Email
PCH.map-pam.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 5:00 p.m. (EST).

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