Language selection


Community War Memorial

Community War Memorial funding supports the construction, restoration or expansion of a community war memorial.

Who can apply?

To be eligible, the project must commemorate the achievements and sacrifices of those who served Canada since Confederation (1867). Eligible recipients are non-profit or for-profit organizations, in Canada or abroad. Organizations can also be provincial, territorial or municipal levels of Canadian government. The project must be of a finite duration, with clear start and end dates.

The application deadline for Community War Memorial projects is 1 November 2023 for projects starting on or after 1 April 2024.

In order to honour the achievements and sacrifices of Indigenous Peoples who served, we have updated the program guidelines for war memorial projects in Indigenous communities. Please review the Program Guidelines or contact us for more information.

How to apply

  1. Please review the guidelines and then complete all sections of the application form.
  2. Ensure budget information is complete. Sign and date the form and the Attestation.
  3. Send the completed application and any supporting materials to VAC by email.
or by mail to:

Veterans Affairs Canada
Commemorative Partnership Program
191 Great George Street, Room 304
PO Box 7700
Charlottetown, PE C1A 8M9

Note: Projects submitted to Veterans Affairs Canada must adhere to the Official Languages Act, for example, projects involving the construction of a new war memorial must ensure that inscriptions are in both official languages.

If you have questions about your application, please contact us.

Application deadline

  • The first business day of November for projects starting on or after April 1 of the following year.

To be considered, applications must be duly completed. Veterans Affairs Canada will acknowledge receipt of applications and may solicit additional information. Only applications deemed complete will be assessed. Veterans Affairs Canada aims to notify applicants in writing of its funding decision within 12 weeks of the application deadline, provided that an application is deemed complete.

Date modified: