The MAP supports heritage institutions and workers in the preservation and presentation of heritage collections. It also promotes professional knowledge, skills and practices related to key museum functions. The MAP provides funding to Canadian museums and related institutions through several components, and each has its own eligibility criteria:
Access to Heritage - Deadline: November 15, 2022
- provides funding to heritage organizations for travelling exhibitions in Canada, and to promote access to heritage across different geographic regions.
Indigenous Heritage - Deadline: November 15, 2022
- provides funding for projects related to the preservation, management, and presentation of Indigenous cultural heritage in Canada.
Collections Management- Deadline: November 15, 2022
- provides funding for projects to improve knowledge, skills and practices related to key museum functions.
Exhibition Circulation Fund - Ongoing
- assists museums with the costs related to the hosting of travelling exhibitions originating from another museum or from a federal heritage institution and the borrowing of artefacts from any of the National museums of Canada.
For full details on program eligibility and information on how to apply, please visit Museums Assistance Program page.