Friday, 7 October 2011

2012 Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Potential applicants

The Department of Canadian Heritage is pleased to launch a funding initiative to support Diamond Jubilee community celebrations in honor of the 60th anniversary of the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Funding is available for Diamond Jubilee community celebrations that will take place between February 4, 2012 and August 31, 2012.

Eligible activities will:
· mark the 60th anniversary of the reign of Her Majesty The Queen as Queen of Canada;
· celebrate those Canadians, who, like Her Majesty, have dedicated themselves to service, to family, community and country; and
· enable Canadians to participate in celebrations that contribute to building a sense of pride and belonging to Canada.

For detailed funding criteria and application form, please go to under Funding Opportunities or contact the Canadian Heritage regional office nearest you.

To apply you must send a complete, accurate and signed application form that includes a balanced budget. Failure to submit a complete application will result in a rejection.

The Application Deadline is October 31, 2011
Please note application forms postmarked or delivered to your Canadian Heritage Regional Office after October 31, 2011 will not be accepted.

A second call for proposals covering activities that will take place between September 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012 will be issued in the spring of 2012 (Application deadline to be announced). All proposals submitted before the second cycle deadline will not be assessed at this time.

If you previously received funding from the Department of Canadian Heritage but did not submit a Final Activity Report as required, you are not eligible for funding.

Please ensure to send your Funding Application Form to your Canadian Heritage Regional Office. You may reach a regional office using the following list or through the Department’s toll-free number: 1-866-811-0055.

Diamond Jubilee Initiative Celebration and Commemoration Directorate

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