Cultural Resource Accessibility Award — $500

The Cultural Resource Accessibility Award honours excellence in cultural resource management work which aims to help connect British Columbians with their history.

Given to organizations big and small across the province, the award aims to draw attention to steps being undertaken by communities to help improve the accessibility and visibility of British Columbia’s cultural resources.

Eligible Individuals & Organizations

The Cultural Resource Accessibility Award is open to all individuals and organizations working with history and heritage in the Province of British Columbia.

Eligible Projects

  • Cataloguing and artifact or archival record improvement projects;
  • database and finding aid creation;
  • digitization of collections;
  • photographing collections;
  • scanning projects;
  • and more.


Winners of the Cultural Resource Accessibility Award shall receive a certificate, a year’s membership to the British Columbia Historical Federation, and $500. Winners will be announced at the Awards Gala at the annual BCHF Conference.

How to Nominate

Submit a nomination through the online form. Email Anna with any questions or additional documents:


Nomination Deadline

Nomination deadline for the Cultural Resource Accessibility Award is March 1.

Past winners

• 2022-23: Lytton First Nation, Lytton Chinese History Museum, and Lytton Museum and Archives

• 2021-22: Laila Axén, Swedish Heritage in British Columbia Museum and Archives
Honorable mentions: Vancouver Island Local Historical Society, British Columbia Regional Digitized History project