Digitizing Canadian Collections Funding Call Now Available

May 16, 2018 — CRKN/Canadiana is pleased to share the announcement of the National Heritage Digitization Strategy’s (NHDS) Digitizing Canadian Collections funding call. This one-time funding opportunity will provide funds to organizations to digitize, make accessible and preserve documentary heritage material of national significance at a maximum of $100,000 per project.

Full guidelines for the application are available on the NHDS website.

Consider partnering with CRKN/Canadiana as your digitization partner for this exciting opportunity. The Canadiana team is available to discuss your digitization projects and to provide detailed budgets and digitization project information for your application. Canadiana is also available to discuss digitization strategies and opportunities as they relate to this funding call and to support partners as they prepare their applications.

To get started, fill out the digitization partnership form.

A full range of memory institutions are eligible for the Digitizing Canadian Collections fund, including:

  • Libraries, including public libraries
  • Archives
  • Historical societies
  • Universities and colleges
  • Library, archival and museum associations
  • Museums with an archival component
  • Genealogical organizations
  • Provincial/territorial and municipal government institutions
  • Institutions with an archival component
  • Indigenous organizations
  • Indigenous government institutions

CRKN/Canadiana looks forward to working with organizations to expand access to Canada’s documentary heritage.

The deadline to apply is June 12th, 2018.

For more information, contact bstover@crkn.ca.