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What role does the Ontario Heritage Trust play in Doors Open Ontario?

The Ontario Heritage Trust coordinates the provincewide program and works with corporate sponsors, the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation, heritage and tourism groups, the media (print, television and radio) and other funding organizations to provide participating Doors Open Ontario communities with the following:
  • overall program coordination and administration
  • provincewide promotion, media relations and branding, including production and distribution of the Doors Open Ontario brochure and development and maintenance of the Doors Open Ontario website
  • community resource materials, including tip sheets on topics such as recruiting and managing volunteers, securing sponsorship and funding, developing a promotion and publicity plan, and managing health, safety and security issues; as well as templates for property interpretation materials, media releases, visitor surveys and property organizer’s evaluation forms
  • colourful bilingual Doors Open Ontario property identification signs for each participating site
  • French translation of community event information for the Doors Open Ontario website and other provincial marketing materials