CHIP Application - Operational Funding
Please read the CHIP Guidelines before completing this form.

Submission of the online application form and additional documents is required by May 1, 11:59pm. Late or incomplete applications are automatically ineligible. If specific attachments are needed, they will be noted in the application’s description and can be found at www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.

Priority Areas:
While CHIP funds a range of operations, priority will be given to applications that:
• Support workforce development, professional development, and job creation within the museum and heritage sector;
• Further the development and creation of innovative programming;
• Encourage public awareness and appreciation of London’s heritage and cultural heritage sector;
• Increase access to quality local heritage and cultural heritage activities;
• Enhance, preserve, promote and celebrate London as a heritage and cultural community;
• Encourage collaborations within the sector;
• Increase access to volunteer opportunities for Londoners;
• Offer Londoners accessible opportunities to engage in and experience London’s heritage, and;
• Enhance London’s desirability as a community of choice.
  • Application Requirements:

    • Applicants must complete the online application form and provide the required additional documents in accordance with funding timelines;
    • Museums, heritage organizations and professionals must be based in London, be a local resident or conduct their business primarily in London;
    • Museums and heritage organizations must provide information on their official status (non-profit number, charitable status registration number);
    • Museum and heritage professionals must submit a copy of their resume and references, and;
    • The funding request must fall in line with the funding guidelines of May 1 – April 31 of the following year. All invoices must be dated no later than March 31.

    Terms:
    Applicants will herein be referred to as a "museum or heritage organization" or a "museum or heritage professional". As an applicant, you will either be applying on behalf of a museum or heritage organization (registered charitable organization or incorporated non-profit) as an employee or volunteer, or you will be applying as an individual museum or heritage professional (with an independent idea or goal). Select the term that is most appropriate. Different documentation will be required depending on the type of applicant.

    Important Note:
    Please complete the entire application form for Option 1. Operational Funding or Option 2. Internship Funding or Internship - Match Funding. If you are interested in applying for more than one Stream Option, please complete the application separately.
  • APPLICANT INFORMATION

  • Please include all active social media accounts associated with your funding application.
  • ie. Charitable Registration # if a registered charity, Letters Patent # if a non-profit. Additional documentation will be requested in "Supporting Materials" for museum and heritage professionals.
  • PRIMARY CONTACT

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  • MOST SENIOR OFFICIAL/SIGNING OFFICER

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  • OPERATIONAL STREAM

    If you have not already, please review the CHIP Guidelines. If you are interested in program or project funding, please see the Program and Project Funding Application on www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.
  • Note: Internship Funding and Internship - Match Funding will require payroll records and confirmation of external funding upon completion of the CHIP funding period.
  • If so, please provide information on why and how it is being managed.
  • If so, please explain how these resources will be used.
  • OPTION 1. INTERNSHIP FUNDING OR INTERNSHIP - MATCH FUNDING

  • Internship role:
    Start and end date of employment period:
    $ per hour:
    Hours per week:
    Total $ per week:
    Number of weeks:
    Estimated mandatory employer costs - please provide a breakdown:
    Additional costs - please provide a breakdown (supplies, internal support):
    Total costs:
    Total funding expected from external/match funding (if applicable):
  • Please include a detailed timeline for each intern request.
  • OPTION 2. OPERATIONAL FUNDING

  • FUNDING REQUEST MEASUREMENTS

    Estimate below the number of people that will be impacted by your funding request:
  • Full-time staff:
    Part-time staff:
    Contract staff:
    Full-time staff supported by employment grants:
    Part-time staff supported by employment grants:
    Contract staff supported by employment grants:
    Volunteers:
    Volunteer hours:
    New volunteers:
  • Goal:
    Objective:
    Objective:
    Objective:
    Outcome:
    Outcome:
    Outcome:
    Outcome:
    Outcome:
  • SUPPORTING MATERIALS

  • If the applicant is a museum or heritage professional, please attach:
    • copy of resume and references
  • PAYMENT INFORMATION

    For first time applicants or applicants with financial updates.
  • Please fill out the electronic transfer form provided on www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.
  • PAYMENT CONTACT

    The individual who should be contacted for clarifications about banking information or financial matters.
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  • DECLARATION

    Ensure you sign and date the Operational Declaration Form provided by LHC. No other forms will be accepted. This can be found at www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.
  • If you have any questions, please contact:

    Chelsea Preston
    Grants Officer
    cpreston@london.ca

    London Heritage Council
    201 King Street
    N6A1C9
    info@londonheritage.ca
    www.londonheritage.ca
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