City of Kingston Heritage Fund Awards $282,763 for 2019

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City of Kingston Heritage Fund Awards $282,763 for 2019



KINGSTON, ONT./ January 10, 2019 - The City of Kingston Heritage Fund (CKHF) will present a total of $282,763 to ten Kingston heritage organizations, dedicated to enriching the cultural and heritage sector.  The funding will support day-to-day operations and unique cultural heritage projects in 2019.


The Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries & Historic Sites (KAM) are pleased to host a cheque presentation event on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 10:00 am, at the Military Communications & Electronics Museum, 75 Craftsman Blvd.  The public is welcome to attend and support the successful organizations. 


“The City of Kingston Heritage Fund aligns with the City’s strategic objectives to support and celebrate our city’s rich heritage.” explains Jennifer Campbell, the City’s Manager of Cultural Heritage.


Dave St. Onge, president of the Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites commented that “Our Association is pleased, not only to assist the City in the administration of the annual Heritage Fund, but more so, to continue our support of our vibrant and diverse cultural heritage sector in contributing to the quality of life in our community.  We are also looking forward in anticipation to see the results of the interesting and important projects that are being recognized this year.”


Annually providing funding since 2014 to Kingston museums, heritage projects and cultural groups, the CKHF supports organizations in both an operational capacity and for project specific endeavours.


2019 successful organizations:



CKHF Grant

Full Operating Grant


  Beyond Classrooms Kingston


  Frontenac County Schools Museum


  Kingston Historical Society – Murney Tower


  Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston


  Museum of Health Care


Investment Operating Grant


  Kingston African Caribbean Association


  Kingston Regional Heritage Fair


  Kingston Scouts Museum


Project Grant


  Frontenac Heritage Foundation – Regenerating Places of Faith Workshop


  Lower Burial Ground Society – The “Lost” Burial Ground – Inventory and Recording




Further details about the City of Kingston Heritage Fund, including program eligibility and objectives can be found at




Media contact:

For more information on Kingston Association of Museums, Art Galleries and Historic Sites, or the City of Kingston Heritage Fund, contact Debbie Holdich, coordinator, at 613-507-4014 or


For more information on the City of Kingston, call the media hotline at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

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