At the National Trust, we want to help communities save and renew places that matter to you. Although THIS PLACE MATTERS is not accepting applications at this moment, we are working hard to prepare for the next competition. Stay tuned.
2017 This Place Matters Competition
In June 2017, historic places across Canada shared over $684,000 in cash prizes and donations. Twenty-five participating project groups from coast to coast competed for Canadians’ votes and donations. Learn more about the impact of this competition by clicking the link below.View Competition
2016 This Place Matters Competition
In October 2016, the National Trust ran its first national crowdfunding competition challenging communities to identify projects to renew their historic main streets. Fourteen brave and dedicated communities stepped up to the plate and raised over $263,000. Learn more about the impact of this competition by clicking the link below.View Competition
2015 THIS LIGHTHOUSE MATTERS
In June 2015, the National Trust shone a light on Nova Scotia’s lighthouses with the first regional crowdfunding competition. We couldn’t believe the success! Twenty-six lighthouse organizations won or raised close to $300,000 to save these beloved local landmarks. Learn more about the impact of this competition by clicking the link below.View Competition