Documentary Heritage Communities Program Awards 2021/2022

The Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) grants for 41 projects in local archival and library communities all across Canada are announced. The range of projects funded is a tribute to diversity. Listed below, alphabetically by province and city are the projects funded.

Organization Project name Funding Province City
Métis Nation of Alberta DHCP Application

$50,000

Alberta Edmonton
Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre Women of Change: Celebrating Japanese Canadian Leaders

$49,965

British Columbia Burnaby
Adams Lake Indian Band – Title and Rights Archives ALIB Archives Inventory Project 2021–2022

$24,895

British Columbia Chase
Cortes Island Museum & Archives SocietyFootnote2 Unlocking the Archives

$1,340

British Columbia Mansons Landing
Upper Nicola Band Digitization and Migration of Upper Nicola Band Cultural Heritage Collection

$44,148

British Columbia Merritt
Satellite Video Exchange Society 40 Years of Media Art at the Satellite Video Exchange Society

$24,160

British Columbia Vancouver
Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance Filemaker Pro Migration, Cataloguing and Access Project

$16,150

British Columbia Vancouver
Visible Art Society (dba grunt gallery) Transfer, Transcribe, Transcend: Toward an Accessible Online Video Collection

$24,714

British Columbia Vancouver
Western FrontFootnote2 50 years of Western Front: Transfer, Access and Preservation of Performance Art Archives

$49,980

British Columbia Vancouver
Okanagan Indian Band Reclaiming Syilx Language and Culture History

$50,000

British Columbia Vernon
Williams Lake First Nation Williams Lake First Nation: Record, Digitize, and Share Traditional Knowledge and Language

$22,775

British Columbia Williams Lake
Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre Inc. Learning From Our Relatives

$49,972

Manitoba Winnipeg
Société historique de Saint-Boniface Digitizing Videos: Phase 1 – Miscellaneous Collections from the Société historique de Saint-Boniface

$27,494

Manitoba Winnipeg
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Architecture Foundation Archives, Phase 2

$42,000

Manitoba Winnipeg
Joint Secretariat Illaiqpik – Inuvialuit Game Council Traditional Knowledge Repository

$35,405

Northwest Territories Inuvik
Avon River Heritage Society Preserving and Sharing Avon River Area’s Documentary History

$24,374

Nova Scotia Avondale / Newport Landing
Archdiocese of Halifax-Yarmouth Restoration of Mi’kmaq Language Scripture and Prayer Books

$2,450

Nova Scotia Halifax
Kitikmeot Heritage SocietyFootnote2 Preserving the Past for Future Generations: Digitizing the Documentary Heritage of Remote Northern Communities

$47,973

Nunavut Cambridge Bay
Kitikmeot Heritage Society Tagging Inuit Knowledge: Facilitating Inuit Engagement with Digital Heritage Resources

$54,307

Nunavut Cambridge Bay
Canadian Slovenian Historical Society CSHS Descriptive Database Project

$5,053

Ontario Etobicoke
Historic 1000 Islands Village Foundation Gananoque Archive Collection Project

$43,023

Ontario Gananoque
Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation Digitizing and Preserving Historic Images of Canada: CHPF’s 20th Anniversary Photographic Retrospective of Founding Members

$22,158

Ontario Mississauga
Canadian Council of ArchivesFootnote2 Archival Monetary Appraisal Forum

$50,000

Ontario Ottawa
Living History Algoma Shingwauk and Beyond: Survivor and Intergenerational Memories

$45,000

Ontario Sault Ste. Marie
Inuit Art FoundationFootnote2 Digitizing Inuit Artistic Heritage

$50,000

Ontario Toronto
Ontario Jewish Archives, Blankenstein Family Heritage Centre Mitigating Risk: Preserving Magnetic Tape at the OJA

$48,900

Ontario Toronto
The Canadian Lesbian and Gay ArchivesFootnote2 The ArQuives Processing Project: Part 4

$49,900

Ontario Toronto
Société d’histoire de Drummond (SHD)Footnote2 Les écrits de notre mémoire Project: Digitization of the Newspapers La Parole and The Spokesman (1926–1970)

$22,566

Quebec Drummondville
Brome County Historical SocietyFootnote1 Preservation Project: Textual Records of Brome County (1790–1914)

$34 501

Quebec Knowlton
Centre d’archives régional des ÎlesFootnote1 Les Îles connectées au continent Project: Processing for the Purposes of Providing Access to and Preserving Audiovisual Archives

$60,000

Quebec L’Étang-du-Nord
Musée des ondes Emile Berliner Compo, Herbert S. Berliner and The History of Canadian Music and Radio Broadcasting

$49,964

Quebec Montréal
McCord Stewart MuseumFootnote2 Alexander Henderson Exposition

$35,904

Quebec Montréal
Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural InstituteFootnote1 Investing in Eeyou Istchee Archival Heritage

$60 000

Quebec Oujé-Bougoumou
Monastère des Augustines: Lieu de mémoire habité Inventorying to Provide Access to an Extraordinary Heritage: The Audiovisual Heritage of Canada’s Augustinian Sisters

$44,016

Quebec Québec
Société historique du SaguenayFootnote2 Web Accessibility and Improved Conservation of the Société historique du Saguenay’s Collection (P002)

$50,000

Quebec Saguenay
Musée régional de RimouskiFootnote2 Digitization of the Rita Chevron Photographic Collection #2

$8,190

Quebec Rimouski
ExporailFootnote2 Preservation, Description and Digital Access to the Photo Albums of Joseph W. Heckman

$36,532

Quebec Saint-Constant
Exporail Final Processing of the William Cornelius Van Horne Series from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company Fonds

$23,493

Quebec Saint-Constant
Mouillepied Historical Society Processing and Conservation of the Archives of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 68 in Saint Lambert

$19,339

Quebec Saint-Lambert
Société historique de la SaskatchewanFootnote2 Digitization of the L’Eau Vive Collection, 1971-1998

$43,249

Saskatchewan Regina
Council of Yukon First Nations CYFN Archives Access Project

$51,993

Yukon Whitehorse

Footnotes
Note 1
Multi-year projects starting in 2019/2020
Note 2
Multi-year projects starting in 2020/2021

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