Strategic Fund — Development of Official Language Communities

The Strategic Fund enhances the vitality of official language minority communities through major projects and strategic initiatives designed to:

  • improve community living spaces (meeting places, cultural programs and events, community radio, and others);
  • impact several communities, preferably in more than one province or territory;
  • develop new areas of intervention; and
  • encourage the concerted effort and cooperation of several partners.

Who can apply

Eligible applicants include:

  • Canadian not-for-profit organizations, duly registered;
  • associations and professional institutions; and
  • provincial and territorial governments.

Eligible expenditures

Eligible expenditures include, but are not limited to:

  • costs to set up, deliver and monitor projects that help ensure the long-term development of official language minority communities in priority sectors.

The following expenditures are not eligible: expenditures related to activities with an international dimension.

Application deadline

Applications for funding may be submitted at any time during the fiscal year.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

Contact us

Department of Canadian Heritage
Official Languages Support Programs
15 Eddy Street, 7th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M5
1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
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. (ET).

Regional offices of the Department of Canadian Heritage

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