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


From new community spaces to public parks, these great community projects will boost Canada’s main streets. Explore projects competing in City Beacon and Town Spotlight


You can help a community win $40,000 for their main street. Vote once a day, every day until November 15. Follow these simple steps to vote


You can help fund these participating community projects and help them win! Every dollar you give counts as one vote

2016 This Place Matters Competition

Welcome to the 2016 This Place Matters competition. Communities can win $40,000 for their main street! Learn more.

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