Recognition programs - Ontario Heritage Trust


Do you know members of your community who are helping to conserve Ontario’s heritage?

The Ontario Heritage Trust offers two programs for which you can nominate individuals and groups:

These programs recognize outstanding contributions made by groups or individuals to identify, preserve, protect and promote Ontario’s heritage. The awards criteria incorporate a broad range of heritage interests and activities including:

  • intangible cultural heritage
  • sustainability
  • biodiversity
  • cultural and natural heritage

Important dates

  • Summer – the Trust welcomes program enquiries
  • October 15 – all nomination forms and supporting materials are due
  • Fall – award recipients are selected
  • Winter – award recipients are notified
  • February – media announcement of award recipients, and awards presentation
  • Spring – nominations open for the next year