Project Funding

Deadline: September 15

Project Funding grants are designed to provide assistance—up to 50 percent of an applicant’s eligible expenses, to a maximum of $15,000—to museums, archives and other heritage organizations so that they can undertake a project that will help preserve, research, document, interpret, celebrate,and raise awareness of the history and heritage of Edmonton. Projects may include a range of activities—including commemoration of significant anniversaries—and is intended to result in diverse and innovative ways of presenting Edmonton’s story for the benefit of all Edmontonians.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, heritage organizations must have been registered as a non-profit society for at least one year, and their activities must generally take place within the corporate limits of the City of Edmonton. Applicants must have no outstanding final reports, or unused previous grant funding. Heritage organizations which have a dedicated facility must be open at least 200 hours per calendar year. Those without a dedicated facility must have ongoing public programming that promotes Edmonton’s heritage.

Who is not eligible?

This program excludes: Provincial facilities such as the Royal Alberta Museum, and those owned and operated by the City of Edmonton such as Fort Edmonton.

How do I apply?

Please download the guidelines, application form and application budget for more information on the application process, and the materials required.

What is the deadline?

The deadline for submitting your application for project funding is September 15.