AGM 2024 & Membership Reminder

Our AGM is coming up on May 29th. Renew your membership today! As we approach the EHC’s Annual General Meeting your membership must be up to date if you wish to vote on business at the AGM. Our AGM will be held on Wednesday May 29th, at the Prince of Wales Armouries Building. A short… Read more »

(Some of) What We’re Up To

In our commitment to the communities we serve, the Edmonton Heritage Council continually reviews our programs to better support rich and diverse heritage practice in Edmonton and Treaty 6 territory. We’d love to share with you some of what we’re working on with our flagship programs: Edmonton City as Museum Project (ECAMP), Funding Indigenous Resurgence… Read more »

2023: The Year in HCIP Grants

The Heritage Community Investment Program invests funds—provided by the City of Edmonton—into the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. Grants staff is seeking 2024 jurors from now until January 15, 2024 at midnight. Read the Call for Jurors and complete this online form to indicate your interest and availability. Contact:… Read more »

Edmonton Heritage Places Fund

Edmonton Heritage Places Fund The Edmonton Heritage Places Fund supports the identification, preservation and celebration of the Edmonton area’s diverse and abundant heritage places so they can be experienced and appreciated by present and future generations. This fund, maintained by the Edmonton Community Foundation on behalf of the Edmonton Heritage Council, supports the following areas of activity:… Read more »

Fall 2023 FIRE Recipients

CONGRATULATIONS!!! FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) program staff and leadership at the Edmonton Heritage Council are pleased to announce the Fall 2023 recipients of FIRE Grants! Subscribe to The Beacon to stay informed on future deadlines and more. Download a PDF of the full grant guidelines here. If you have questions, would like support… Read more »

EHC’s Response to Proposed Zoning Bylaw Renewal

Since the initial publication of this post, the Zoning Bylaw Renewal has been passed. We also recommend the report History of Zoning in Edmonton for broader background (and historical perspective) on zoning bylaw renewal, as well as Arts Habitat Edmonton‘s thoughtful analysis of how the renewal relates to Edmonton’s creative infrastructure. The renewal of Edmonton’s… Read more »

HCIP & FIRE Grant Opportunities

Calling all community members with heritage stories to tell! EHC is looking for applications to our two grant programs, FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) and HCIP (Heritage Community Investment Program). FIRE’s Fall 2023 grant run (Deadline: September 5) is now open! As you consider how grant funding up to $10,000 may help bring your… Read more »

EHC AGM May 31

Edmonton Heritage Council Society’s 2023 Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 31 at 5:45 PM in the main floor Jefferson Room at Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre (#112 10440 108 Ave NW). We will begin to welcome attendees at 5:15 for socializing and refreshments. Become a member now (free or paid… Read more »

2023 Operational Grant Recipients

EHC Congratulates the Recipients of 2023 Operational Grants! Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) Operational Grants provide limited operating assistance—up to 25 percent of an applicant’s eligible expenses—to museums, archives, and other heritage organizations to increase their capacity to research, preserve, interpret, and advocate for Edmonton’s heritage. We are pleased to announce our support through this… Read more »