Canadian First World War
Internment Recognition Fund

Fonds canadien de reconnaissance de l'internement durant
la première guerre mondiale


CFWWIRF Grant Application Form (English)

Grant applications are temporarily suspended, pending development of a new website.

Please read the CFWWIRF Grant Guidelines for the program assessment; criteria; and restrictions.

For the CFWWIRF Funding Policy, click here.

Note the following:

  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • Both organizations and individuals are invited to submit grant applications, but they can only do so once each calendar year.
Final Grant Application deadline date is August 31, 2022
Note: All projects must be completed by March 31, 2023

If you have any questions or require assistance with your application please contact the CFWWIRF office at our toll free number, 1-866-524-5314.

CFWWIRF Grant Application Form (French)
Please click here to download the grant application form in French (Word).
Please click here to download the Grant Criteria in French. (PDF)

Please click here to download the Grant Funding Policy in French. (PDF)

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Date of Application: (mm/dd/yyyy)
Section 1: Contact Information
Name: (Applicant/Contact Person) required field
Organization: (if applicable)
Charitable Number:
Address: required field
City: required field
Province: required field
Postal Code: required field
Telephone: ( ) - required field
Email: required field
Web site:

Section 2: Project
required field 1. Project category: Art exhibit or other artwork
Commemorative event
Historical exhibit
Theatre/Live Arts
Scholarly research for thesis, dissertation, conference, or
      peer-reviewed publication
required field 2. In 1,000 words or less, describe your project’s goals and feasibility. Provide information on any preliminary work or research already completed and offer a timeline for your project, explaining how and when it will be completed.
required field 3. In 500 words of less, explain how your project will contribute to a better understanding of Canada’s first national internment operations of 1914-1920. Be sure to include information on research or projects already completed in your field and show how your contribution would be different. (For example, if you are producing a film, check for movies or television productions that have already been created on related topics.)
required field 4. Provide a proposed budget, indicating any contributions that you have received (or expect to receive) from other sources. Your proposed budget should include information on anticipated costs, as well as estimated revenue. (budget template below)
required field 5. Provide contact information for two professional references familiar with your work and your ability to take on projects. You may choose to attach reference letters, if you have these available.
Reference 1
Telephone: ( ) -

Reference 2
Telephone: ( ) -

Section 3: Checklist and addition of supporting documents
Budget Template (download PDF):
Project leader's curriculum vitae:
Project leader's list of
publications, films, artwork, etc.
Information on applicant organization:
required field Ensure that supporting documents
are submitted in one PDF file.

Note: Supporting documents cannot be larger than 10MB. If you have a larger file, please contact the program manager directly at [email protected]

Section 4: Captcha
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