CHIP Application - Program and Project 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 programs and projects, 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. Select the term that is most appropriate. Different documentation will be required depending on the type of applicant.

    Program vs. Project:
    A "program" is recognized as a regular, on-going activity that occurs throughout the year.
    A "project" is recognized as a one-time activity or event that has a start and end date within the year.

    Important Note:
    Please complete the entire application form for Option 1. Program Funding or Option 2. Project 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, or 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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  • PROGRAM OR PROJECT STREAM

    If you have not already, please review the CHIP Guidelines. If you are interested in operational or internship funding, please see the Operational Application on www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.
  • 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. PROGRAM FUNDING

  • Provide details on whether the program is on-going or a new development.
  • Include examples if possibe.
  • OPTION 2. PROJECT FUNDING

  • Include examples if possibe.
  • 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:
  • BUDGET

    Ensure you fill out the Program and Project Budget provided by LHC. No other budget sheets will be accepted. This can be found at www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.
  • SUPPORTING MATERIALS

    Additional supporting materials (minimum of 1 - maximum of 5) can be included to enhance your proposed program or project, such as: marketing materials, video footage, sample programs/brochures, publications and supporting research.
  • If the applicant is a museum or heritage professional, please attach:
    • copy of resume and references
  • Up to 150 words
  • Up to 150 words
  • Up to 150 words
  • Up to 150 words
  • Up to 150 words
  • 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 Program and Project Declaration Form provided by LHC. No other forms will be accepted. This can be found at www.londonheritage.ca/chip/.

    Please ensure you read the content of the Declaration and sign and date it before you upload.
  • 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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