Congrats to this year’s LAC grant recipients — 11 from BC!

Congrats to this year’s LAC grant recipients — 11 from BC!

The Library and Archives Canada Documentary Heritage Communities Program has for 2017-2018 approved $1.5 million in funding to support 48 projects in local archival and library communities across Canada — including 11 projects in BC, and several projects administered by BCHF Member Societies.

Congratulations to the BC recipients, listed below with their grant amounts and approved projects:

  • Archives Association of BC – $14,633.00 – Community Archives Regional Training and Development Clinics
  • Arrow Lakes Historical Society – $17,500.00 – Providing Ready Access to Arrow Lakes Historical Society’s Historical Photographs
  • Bulkley Valley Historical and Museum Society – $40,790.00 – Collections Accessibility Project – Stage 2
  • Maple Ridge Historical Society – $14,773.00 – Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows TIMES Newspaper Photo Collection Project
  • Oliver and District Heritage Society – $34,562.50 – Archive Back Log Completion Project
  • Port Edward Historical Society – $14,753.00 – North Pacific Cannery Archival Database Upgrade Project 2017
  • Prince Rupert City and Regional Archives Society – $15,000.00 – Digitization Project
  • U’mista Cultural Society – $38,775.00 – Digitizing and Preserving Kwakwaka’wakw History
  • Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs – $14,092.00 – Preserving our Past, Preparing for Our Future: Addressing Archival Backlog
  • Vancouver Holocaust Centre Society for Education and Remembrance – $27,058.00 – Increasing Access to Holocaust Education and Exhibition Project
  • The Western Front Society – $14,880.00 – Digitization and Preservation of Western Front’s Performance Art Documentation