11 April 2019

Documentary Heritage Communities Program Awards Announced

Word Cloud from DHCP Project Titles 2019-20
This year's round of the Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program has 52 projects announced as recipients. The complete list is here.

All Provinces and Territories have projects funded, except the NorthWest Territories. Nearly two-thirds of the awards are for smaller projects worth less than $25K.

12 are for Ontario-based organizations and another from the Outaouais. Here's the complete Ontario list:
  • Daniel McLachlin's Legacy: Exploring the Lumber Era of the Ottawa Valley (Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives), Arnprior, $49,568;
  • Creating Community Access to Lobo Township Book Committee Fonds (Middlesex Centre Archives), Delaware, $13,500;
  • Digitization of the John Bertram & Sons Co. Fonds (Dundas Historical Society Museum), Dundas, $21,055;
  • Images of Ontario by George Hunter, RCA - Digitization and Preservation Project (Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation), Mississauga, $24,906;
  • Directory of Heritage Sites in Orléans (Société franco-ontarienne du patrimoine et de l'histoire d'Orléans), Ottawa (Orléans), $15,620;
  • The Wl Historical Documents: A Legacy to Canada (Federated Women Institute of Ontario), Stoney Creek, $100,000;
  • CLGA - Collection Processing Project Part 3 (Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives - CLGA), Toronto, $31,697;
  • TIFF's Ontario Film Collection Assessment + Inspection (Toronto International Film Festival Inc. - TIFF), Toronto, $48,085;
  • Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre's Digital Preservation Project (Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre), Toronto, $49,920;
  • Building Stronger Communities by Building on the Past: Sharing the Histories of Toronto’s Grassroots Community Groups (Connexions Archive & Library), Toronto, $49,220;
  • Increasing Community Access to Inuit Artistic Heritage (Inuit Art Foundation), Toronto, $49,723;
  • Digitizing and Providing Online Access to Testimonies of Canadian Immigrant and Ethnic Experiences (Multicultural History Society of Ontario), Toronto, $47,839.

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