Current recipients

Documentary heritage organizations that have received funding for the 2023–2024 cycle of the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP) are listed by region in the table below.

For projects that have received funding in previous years, please see the funding history on the Past funding recipients page.

Table of recipients by region

Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon

Organization Project title Funding Fiscal year project started Project duration City/Province
Joint Secretariat Illaiqipik - Inuvialuit Game Council Traditional Knowledge Repository $35,405.00 2021-2022 3 years Inuvik, N.W.T.
Council of Yukon First Nations Council of Yukon First Nations Arrangement, Description and Access Project 2023-2024 $59,889.00 2023-2024 1 year Whitehorse, Y.T.
Pinnguaq Association Historic Pinnguaq Lifecycle Collection $17,402.00 2023-2024 1 year Iqaluit, Nun.


Organization Project title Funding Fiscal year project started Project duration City/Province
Société d'histoire du Lac-Saint-Jean Consolidating, preserving and disseminating the Jean le photographe collection $50,000.00 2022-2023 2 years Alma, Que.
Association des archivistes du Québec Democratizing crowdsourcing. Creation of online training, provision of digital tools, accompaniment by Francophone Archival Services $47,218.00 2022-2023 2 years Quebec, Que.
ARCMTL Montreal Afrodescendant Documentary Heritage Project $48,890.00 2023-2024 1 year Montreal, Que.
Canadian Centre for Architecture Equitable and Inclusive Descriptive Practices: Finding Aid Audit $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year Montreal, Que.
Exporail Improving accessibility to archives and optimizing archive management $47,865.00 2023-2024 1 year Saint-Constant, Que.
Société historique du Saguenay Processing and digital dissemination of 50 years of Jonquière’s history, as seen by Gil Lemieux, master photographer $49,844.00 2023-2024 1 year Saguenay, Que.
Société d'histoire de Drummond Drummondville through the lens of photographer Henri Desaulniers $49,940.00 2023-2024 1 year Drummondville, Que.
Productions Innu Assi Sharing 10,000 years of history, the Atanukana by Charles-Api Bellefleur $41,227.00 2023-2024 1 year Wendake, Que.
Brome County Historical Society Preservation of Brome County Pioneers and Developers Archives (1783-1957) $49,150.00 2023-2024 2 years Knowlton, Que.


Organization Project title Funding Fiscal year project started Project duration City/Province
Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation Alexis Oral Histories Project $32,890.00 2022-2023 2 years Glenevis, Alta.
Cold Lake First Nations Lue Chok Tue Archives: Increasing Awareness of and Access to Cold Lake First Nations Documentary Heritage $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year Cold Lake, Alta.
Société historique de la Saskatchewan Digitization of the Franco-Saskatchewanian community’s artistic and cultural photographic heritage (NumArt) $47,464.00 2023-2024 2 years Regina, Sask.
Société historique de Saint-Boniface Long live born-digital archives! $46,260.00 2023-2024 1 year Saint-Boniface, Sask.
Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Winnipeg Architecture Foundation Archives Project Phase 3 $42,369.00 2023-2024 1 year Winnipeg, Man.
Archives de Bellevue Inc. Development of standards of practice and sound management for the Bellevue archives. $14,057.00 2023-2024 1 year St. Isidore de Bellevue, Sask.
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Creating an Inventory and Catalog for the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations Lands and Resources Secretariat $47,840.00 2023-2024 1 year Saskatoon, Sask.


Organization Project title Funding Fiscal year project started Project duration City/Province
Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reserve Awakening Our Old Stories $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year Wikwemikong, Ont.
Multicultural History Society of Ontario Improving Archival Management of Newspapers and Newsletters in the Multicultural History Society of Ontario Archives to Increase Access $50,000.00 2022-2023 2 years Toronto, Ont.
Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada Describing and Discovery: Creating archival descriptions and an archives management system with a public search interface for Inuit Circumpolar Council Canada Archives $49,615.00 2023-2024 1 year Ottawa, Ont.
Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada Indigenous Archives Internship $24,999.00 2023-2024 1 year Peterborough, Ont.
Canadian International Council Oral History Project of the Chretien Years $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year Toronto, Ont.
The Incorporated Synod of the Diocese of Huron Mush Hole Fonds Rework Project $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year London, Ont.
Red Rock Historical Society Digitizing, Preserving and Providing Access to the History of Red Rock $38,479.00 2023-2024 1 year Red Rock, Ont.
Friends of Grain Elevators Inc Voices of the Grain Trade Oral History: Preservation and Increased Access $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year Thunder Bay, Ont.
Museum of Ontario Archaeology Museum of Ontario Archaeology: Associated Records Digitization and Access 2023 $39,258.00 2023-2024 1 year London, Ont.
Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts Dance Theatre HCArchives Creation $34,975.00 2023-2024 1 year Hamilton, Ont.

British Columbia

Organization Project title Funding Fiscal year project started Project duration City/Province
Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre Digitizing Rossland History $6,917.00 2022-2023 2 years Rossland, B.C.
Stó:lo Library and Archives - part of the Stó:lo Service Agency Society Preserving Indigenous Governance, Rights, and Title Records of Stó:lo Nation - Phase 2 $50,000.00 2023-2024 1 year Chilliwack, B.C.
Maple Ridge Historical Society Climate-Controlled Storage Upgrade for Sensitive Materials $17,863.00 2023-2024 1 year Maple Ridge, B.C.
Lakes District Museum Society Lakes District Museum Society Centennial Oral History Project: 100 Interviews for 100 Years $24,872.00 2023-2024 1 year Burns Lake, B.C.
Archives Association of British Columbia Supporting Archival Capacity in Indigenous Communities and Organizations $12,750.00 2023-2024 1 year Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Cheam First Nation Cheam Documentary Heritage Collection Project $26,266.00 2023-2024 1 year Rosedale, B.C.


Organization Project title Funding Fiscal year project started Project duration City/Province
North Shore Micmac District Council Inc North Shore Micmac District Council's Cultural Identity Preservation Project $48,199.00 2023-2024 1 year Eel Ground, N.-B.
Annapolis Heritage Society Engaging with Heritage through Digital Image Preservation $30,709.00 2023-2024 1 year Annapolis Royal, N.-S.
Charlotte County Archives Inc. Enhancing Photograph Collection Access and Preservation $17,388.00 2023-2024 1 year St Andrews, N.-B.