The Heritage Legacy Fund supports a financial assistance program for Heritage Awareness and Heritage Conservation.
Program funds are used for community initiatives that conserve and increase the understanding and appreciation of heritage resources, which may include existing heritage buildings, structures, sites, cemeteries, districts, cultural landscapes (built) or large artifacts.
Non-profit organizations, local governments, school boards, and First Nations may now apply to the Heritage Legacy Fund for the following:
Heritage Conservation Program
• Preservation, rehabilitation, and restoration of heritage resources; and
• Up to half of the total project costs, to a maximum of $25,000
Heritage Awareness Program
• Research, documentation, presentation, and publication of information about specific community heritage resources; and
• Up to half of the total project costs, to a maximum of $10,000
The application deadline is Sept. 5, 2014. To apply, visit http://www.heritagebc.ca/funding/heritage-legacy-fund.