The Heritage Community Foundation is
a charitable Trust (Charitable Number: 87082 2541
RR0001) committed to connecting people with heritage. As
a new kind of community foundation, it is not bounded by
geography but based on interest in the value of heritage
for individuals, their communities and society.
The Foundation has already received
recognition for its state-of-the-art programs involving
new technology and experiential learning. Working
collaboratively with public and private-sector partners,
the Foundation seeks support not only for its own
flagship programs but also for those of partners and
stakeholders at the local, regional, provincial and
The Foundation's goal is for heritage
to be valued by everyone. Heritage is broadly defined in
all its aspects—historical, natural, cultural,
scientific and technological. The Foundation exists:
To be a strong public voice for
To build individual and community
identity and pride through research, public
education and youth programs.
To build resources to sustain
heritage institutions, organizations and related
projects and activities.
The Heritage Community Foundation has
the following primary areas of interest based on its
charitable objects: Youth Programs, Public Education and
Research. All programs link people with place, stories,
objects, landscapes, traditions—all of those aspects
that define us as individuals and communities.