OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Organizations wishing to apply for funding
for Celebrate Canada 2014 activities can submit applications starting
today and up until January 15, 2014.
The Government of Canada provides financial assistance for activities
organized during the Celebrate Canada period, which takes place from
June 21 to July 1. This period includes National Aboriginal Day on June
21, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day on June 24, Canadian Multiculturalism Day
on June 27, and Canada Day on July 1.
"These days of celebration bring us all closer together and help define
what makes us Canadian," stated Minister Glover. "As we approach
Canada's 150th anniversary in 2017, our Government is pleased to provide organizations
with access to funding they can use to showcase our people, our
accomplishments and everything that has contributed to making Canada a
Eligible recipients for funding include Canadian not-for-profit
organizations, unincorporated associations, Canadian businesses
organizing projects of a non-commercial nature, Canadian educational
institutions and municipal governments, and other municipal, provincial
or territorial institutions.
The funding application form and detailed information about application
requirements and eligible expenses are available on the Celebrate Canada website.
Applications may be mailed, scanned and e-mailed, faxed or delivered by
courier or other means to a Canadian Heritage regional office by
Monday, January 15, 2014. Applications postmarked or delivered after
this date will not be accepted.
For more information about Celebrate Canada and its four days of
festivities, visit the Celebrate Canada website.
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SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
For further information:
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Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
(This news release is available on the Internet at www.canadianheritage.gc.ca under Newsroom.)