Support for Fixed Assets – Maintenance and Improvement of Equipment and Cultural Infrastructures – Section 2.1: Personal Property

Aide aux immobilisations – Maintien et bonification des équipements et des infrastructures culturelles – Volet 2.1 : Intervention visant un bien meuble

Funder

Ministère de la Culture et des Communications

Program Type

Project

Deadline

Rolling

Type of Aid

Grant

Financial Aid

70%

Description

This section of the program concerns the acquisition, repair, replacement, and installation of furnishings or specialized equipment and does not include any work performed on a building.

Criteria

  • Applicants must hold the property rights, an offer to buy, a lease, or an occupancy agreement for the property in question
  • Eligible cultural infrastructures include:
  • Libraries

  • Archives

  • Museums, exhibition centres, or performance spaces

  • Centres for training, production, or presentation of the visual arts, media arts, performing arts, literary arts, or arts and crafts (see documentation for additional criteria)

  • Indigenous radio and community media

  • Indigenous cultural centres

  • Multipurpose centres combining several of the preceding functions

  • Eligible projects must entail the acquisition, renovation, or installation of furnishings or specialized equipment

Eligible Expenses

  • Costs related to the acquisition, renovation, and installation of specialized furnishings or equipment
  • Costs related to the acquisition and installation of furnishings and equipment to provide universe accessibility
  • Costs related to the acquisition and installation of a fire protection and suppression system
  • Professional fees
  • Costs related to financing the project, in cases where funding is provided in the form of debt reimbursement

Supporting Documents

  • A presentation of the applicant’s needs that the project will meet
  • A precise description of the type of project and the type of specialized equipment or furnishings required, accompanied by quotes
  • Budget
  • A resolution from the board of directors committing to assume any increase in budget generated by the project