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 »
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Telling Your Heritage Stories Edmonton Heritage Council Grant Recipients: Second Half of 2022 We at EHC are pleased to share with you some details on heritage work recently funded through the grant programs Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton (FIRE) and Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP). Telling stories about our communities is an essential part of… Read more »
Note: this past event took place on May 25, 2023. All of us at EHC thank our active and engaged membership for taking part in our May 25 AGM and for being year-round contributors to the local heritage community. We thank and congratulate our incoming directors James Lamouche, Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon, Abbey Preston, Rahil Verma, and Geoff Wagner. Congratulations as well… Read more »
Would you like to learn more about how to apply for Edmonton Heritage Council’s Project Accelerator or Research & Planning grants due October 1 at 4:00 PM? How about information on how to apply for Career Development funding? Come out to our HCIP (Heritage Community Investment Program) information session to learn more about our application process, ask questions,… Read more »
EHC announces the 2021 recipient of the Heritage Writers’ Reserve Award: Juliette Champagne. The award was adjudicated by three respected writers: Billie Milholland, Candas Jane Dorsey, and Dr. Adriana A. Davies, the 2020 recipient. This fund, administered by the Edmonton Heritage Council with support from the Edmonton Community Foundation, celebrates Edmonton’s writers, researchers, and historians whose contributions to Edmonton’s heritage sector and beyond merit… Read more »
The Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) invests funds, provided by the City of Edmonton, into the stabilization, increased professionalism, and innovation of heritage in Edmonton, for Edmontonians. The HCIP includes four distinct grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city.
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
The blog post below was contributed on June 3, 2020 by Soni Dasmohapatra, Zohreh Saher, and Larissa Kho. Why an Edmonton Heritage Council (EHC) mentorship program In the summer of 2019, while coordinating the Heritage Community Investment Program during a maternity leave coverage, Soni Dasmohapatra initiated a mentorship pilot project. This initiative brought to life… Read more »
In my guest post of June 9, 2018 I wrote about organizing family archives, or more to the point, not organizing them, so that a family story can be told as it was created. In this post I am going to provide some hints to help you to preserve your family archives.