In 2021, the Heritage Community Investment Program has continued to evolve to meet the needs of the community. The Project Accelerator Grant, having concentrated on digital content last year, has become more inclusive, re-establishing broader eligibility to support the wide variety of work that continues to be possible despite the many challenges of the pandemic…. Read more »
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In 2020, the Edmonton Heritage Council introduced some changes to the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) in response to community feedback and the need for greater accessibility in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the importance of better alignment with Connections & Exchanges: A 10-Year Plan to Transform Arts & Heritage… Read more »
The Edmonton Heritage Council has teamed up with internationally recognized heritage consultant and course instructor Catherine C. Cole to present a new series of 90-minute virtual workshops over the span of several months in 2020 and 2021.
The deadline for the Heritage Community Investment Program’s Community Project Grant has been extended!
Since its launch in 2013, the HCIP grant program has been EHC’s most direct way of equipping heritage practitioners with the tools they need to tell Edmonton’s stories. Through this city’s many evolutions, planned and otherwise, it is the duty of this program to evolve along with it.
In response to community feedback and evolutions within the heritage sector, EHC has revisited its grant program to better address the needs of the community.
The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) provides Operational Grants to museums, archives, and other heritage organizations to research, preserve, interpret, and advocate for Edmonton’s heritage. Congratulations to the following organizations who received Operational funding in 2020!
HCIP Travel grant informs museum’s approach to family learning
When Dustin Bajer applied for a Project Accelerator HCIP grant, his ambition was to develop an accessible database of Edmonton plants. He got more than he bargained for.
David Ridley, Executive Director of Edmonton Heritage Council, has offered some comments on the ongoing evolution of EHC’s HCIP grants.