2015-2016 CKHF Awards

Congratulations to the following organizations, who have been awarded funding from the 2015/16 City of Kingston Heritage Fund

Awarding of CKHF Operating Grants
  • Museum of Health Care ($56,000)
  • Marine Museum of the Great Lakes of Kingston ($52,000)
  • Kingston Historical Society for the Murney Tower ($14,000)
  • Frontenac Country Schools Museum ($9,000)
Awarding of Investment CKHF Operating Grants
  • Beyond Classrooms Kingston ($4,000)
  • Kingston Regional Heritage Fair ($3,000)
Awarding of CKHF Project Grants 
  • CFRC for “Stories of the Swamp Ward: The SWIHHP/CFRC Oral History and Audio Documentary Project” ($15,000)
  • International Hockey Hall of Fame and Museum for “Heritage Films: Paddy Patterson” ($2,500)
  • Four Directions Aboriginal Student Centre for “Elder in Residence” ($10,000)
  • African Caribbean Students Association for “Black History Month Celebration” ($1,500).
  • Kingston Community Health Cenre for "Connecting Cultures, Connecting People, Strengthening Diverse Heritage” ($5,000)
  • Boys and Girls Club of Kingston for “Youth Cultural Heritage Program” ($5,000)
  • Canadian Mental Health Association for “Tory Blue: Sir John A. Macdonald and Depression” ($5,000)
  • Alzheimer Society for “Visit to the Museum of Health Care of Kingston” ($2,000)
Awarding of Special Sesquicentennial Grants 

For projects related to the celebration of Canada’s sesquicentennial, from a Kingston perspective.

  • Museum of Health Care for “Growing Pains: The 1867 Crisis at KGH” ($9,000)
  • W.A.F.F.L.E.S. for “Sesquicentennial LEGO Exhibit and Kingston Based Robotics Challenge” ($6,000)
  • Friends of the Penitentiary Museum for “In their own words: Stories of Prison Staff and the Links between Kingston’s Heritage and its Penitentiaries” ($9,000)
  • Kingston Canadian Film Festival for “Lights, Camera, Kingston: Celebrating our film history” ($9,000)
  • Kingston Regional Heritage Fair for “Young Filmmakers Preserving the Stories of Kingston” ($7,000)
  • Friends of Kingston Inner Harbour “The Swamp Ward Book Project” ($10,000)
  • Kingston
  • The Great Waterway
  • Tourism Kingston