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Canada 150 Fund: Join the Celebration!

Canada 150: Join the Celebration!


In 2017 Canada will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. This is your celebration! How will you join Canadians taking part from coast to coast to coast? The Canada 150 adventure awaits you.



Canada 150 Fund


The goal of the Canada 150 Fund is to create opportunities for Canadians to participate in local, regional, and national celebrations that contribute to building a sense of pride and attachment to Canada.


A limited number of high impact, large-scale projects that are national in scope will also be supported through the Canada 150 Fund as Signature Initiatives.


Eligibility details

Eligible funding recipients under the Canada 150 Fund include the following types:

  • Canadian not-for-profit organizations, including corporations, trusts, cooperatives and unincorporated associations;
  • Canadian business corporations, including partnerships, trusts and joint ventures where projects are non-commercial in nature;
  • Canadian schools; and,
  • Canadian municipal governments and their institutions.


Federal departments, agencies and institutions, Provincial and Territorial governments and their institutions, private individuals and political parties are not eligible under the Canada 150 Fund.


Application deadline

There is no established deadline to submit a funding application under the Canada 150 Fund.


What you need before you start

Contact a Canadian Heritage program officer to get an application kit.


For projects that are local, regional, or provincial in scope, please contact the Canadian Heritage Regional Office in your province or territory.




Canadian Heritage

Canada 150 Fund

5101 50th Avenue, Suite 323

P.O. Box 460

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2N4


Tel: 867-766-8480 or 1-866-811-0055

Fax: 867-766-8489