The Heritage Organization Development Grant (HODG) program is an annual operating grant program administered through the Culture Programs Unit of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
The HODG program is a statutory-based program designed to promote public awareness of Ontario's rich and diverse heritage. The ministry has provided funding to historical societies, museums and other heritage associations for a number of years. The program provides these groups, located throughout the province, with a portion of their annual operating support.
Historical societies and other eligible heritage organizations are non-profit bodies that are actively involved in local outreach activities such as the production of displays and promotional materials, public programs, lecture series, walking tours and special activities designed to inform and educate the general public about their community heritage.