Promotion of Bilingual Services — Promotion of Linguistic Duality

The Promotion of Bilingual Services subcomponent encourages non-governmental organizations – particularly volunteer organizations – to provide services in English and French, and to share their best practices through innovative projects or initiatives.

Priority is given to projects and initiatives that develop delivery models for bilingual services (action plan, policy development, pilot projects in organizations and businesses, feeder projects, mechanisms that can be exported to other organizations, etc.).

Who can apply

To be eligible for project funding, your organization must be:

  • a Canadian non-profit organization, duly registered;
  • an association or institution.

Individuals and government organizations are not eligible.

Application deadlines

Letter of intent September 9
Funding application November 12

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:

A two-step process

Step 1

  • Contact us to request a Letter of Intent form.
  • Complete and submit the Letter of Intent form by email.

Step 2 (only for project proposals that are retained)

Contact us

Official Languages Support Programs
Department of Canadian Heritage
15 Eddy St, 7th Floor
Gatineau QC  J8X 4B3
1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 5 pm (ET).

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