Edmonton Heritage Council is pleased to share details on six newly-funded projects under the Project grant funding stream of the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP). HCIP, administered by Edmonton Heritage Council and funded by the City of Edmonton, invests in the stabilization, increased professionalism and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians.
Posts Categorized: Organizational Development
Good news! We have solidified a date for the final workshop in our fall Capacity-Building series. Join fellow heritage practitioners for an in-depth session focussed on succession planning, led by our very own Soni Dasmohapatra. For more information and for complimentary tickets, click here.
I am excited to be contributing to an organization that is instrumental in documenting narratives of the past, present and the future state of Edmonton. I have had the opportunity to build my career in many different sectors including non-profit, provincial and municipal public service, academia and the United Nations. I have a Master’s in… Read more »
In honour of International Archives Day on June 9th, I am writing my first in a series of what will hopefully be helpful advice about your family archives. I am going to be throwing some archival terms around. Do not be afraid (of Virginia Woolf). She will be helping me. This is a cautionary tale… Read more »
Do you have an idea for a heritage project, but need some help getting it off the ground? Are you involved in heritage work in Edmonton and have some tips and tricks to share? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of those questions, then you are going to want to join us on May 9… Read more »
On Tuesday, May 30th, Edmonton City Council approved the EHC’s latest recommendations for funding from the Heritage Community Investment Program’s first quarter cycle. Thank you to all of the applicants and hard working community organizations for their creative efforts to connect Edmontonians with the stories of their city. Here are the summaries of 20 new… Read more »
This February’s relaunch of the Heritage Community Investment Program marks another step towards building a funding program that encourages creative storytelling and welcome a greater diversity of Edmontonians to participate. The Heritage Community Investment Program has been under review for almost a year. Last April, EHC gathered to collectively reflect on the program’s strengths, weaknesses,… Read more »
Earlier this year, the Edmonton Heritage Council set out to complete a full review of our Heritage Community Investment Program. We wanted to make sure that the grants were responsive to the needs of the organizations that we support and our city. We also wanted to make sure that the community had an opportunity to… Read more »
Participation and engagement are terms at the forefront of any heritage and non-profit organization. With these sectors facing a steady barrage of new technology—new ways to participate!—and a constant flow of coinciding research— how to truly engage!—it’s important for us to consider what these terms mean for the Edmonton Heritage Council and their role in our organizational orchestra… Read more »
The Edmonton Heritage Council has been administering the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) on behalf of Edmonton City Council for the past four years, as recommended in The Art of Living: A Plan for Securing the Future of Arts & Heritage in the City of Edmonton: 2008-2018. During this time over 1.2 million dollars has been… Read more »