This component is aimed at enhancing the conservation, management and presentation of collections in eligible organizations. Support will be provided for activities that raise the professional quality and authenticity of heritage resources. Projects involving the presentation and preservation of intangible cultural heritage will be eligible.
The maximum level of funding available under this component is $20,000. Applicants are encouraged to seek other sources of support for larger projects.
This component encourages human resource development in order to strengthen the level of expertise within the heritage sector. Training that contributes to the increased sustainability of heritage operations, or in the case of independent heritage professionals, to increased marketability of their skills, will be considered a priority.
The focus is on advanced training that can be received through professional workshops and courses. Conferences and forums are not normally considered unless they contain significant professional development in a specialized area. The applicant must provide 10% of the eligible costs of the proposal. Eligible costs include travel, accommodation and per diems. To encourage the sharing of skills and knowledge, funding recipients will be required to deliver a public presentation.
This component encourages groups to undertake research and to ensure that research is carried out by qualified individuals. Research projects will engage professionals to undertake research or supervision of projects. Applicants are encouraged to supplement this funding with other sources (i.e., employment or skills development programs such as those available under Service Canada).
Types of Research Projects that qualify:
Criteria for Research projects:
The maximum level of funding available under this component is $3,000.
This component is intended to increase access to funding for community heritage print-based and digital-based projects that promote the cultural heritage of the province. The goal is to strengthen the heritage sector by enabling groups to publish or generate works of an important historical significance and to increase their ability to generate revenue.
Examples of eligible projects:
The maximum level of funding is $5,000. Applicants are encouraged to seek other sources of funding.
For advice on obtaining a professional writer or editor, contact the Writers' Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador at (709) 739-5215 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org
This component supports activities targeted at increasing productivity for provincial sector organizations. Support will be based on the submission of an annual sector strategy and work plan. This document will identify measurable objectives for development of the sector, and a strategy for increased stability of the organization. Specific criteria will be applied to determine sectoral operational support.
Province-wide organizations are defined as being managed by a board with regional representation, and as offering services and programs to all parts of the province.