Welcome to the National Trust for Canada’s This Place Matters, a crowdfunding platform dedicated to helping Canadians save places that matter to them.

2016 This Place Matters Competition

2016 This Place Matters Competition


While our project groups are busy thinking of creative and innovate main street projects, check out This Place Matters Success Stories.

Submit a project

Do you have a great idea for a project that will improve the vitality of your main street? We want to hear from you. Submit a project idea before August 30.

Community Impact

This Place Matters has directed over $380,000 in funding to over 50 historic places. Learn more about our reach and check out our map.

2016 This Place Matters Competition

Coming this October: the 2016 This Place Matters competition. Communities can win $40,000 for their main street! Learn more.