Grant Funding Announcement

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 »

Mid-Year Grant Announcement 2022

Supporting Vital Work in Our communities As we celebrate the work funded via FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) and HCIP (Heritage Community Investment Program), we at EHC enthusiastically note the range of themes being explored in diverse ways by community members. It means many things to many people to live in this place –… Read more »

AGM 2022

  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 »

Celebrating 2021 HCIP Recipients

As applications open for several HCIP (Heritage Community Investment Program) grants, we at EHC would like to recognize the local practitioners and organizations whose work we helped support through funding awarded in the past year. If you’re feeling inspired by the diversity of HCIP-supported heritage work and/or are considering how your work might fit with… Read more »

Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP) Information Sessions

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 »

Heritage Writers’ Reserve Award 2021 Announcement

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 »

FIRE Grant Recipient Announcement

CONGRATULATIONS!!! FIRE (Funding Indigenous Resurgence in Edmonton) program staff and leadership at the Edmonton Heritage Council are pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of FIRE Grants! LIGHTING THE QULLIQ An Inuit led project, under the guidance of the Inuit Community Development and Education Foundation (ICDEF), seeking to engage youth and urban Inuit in traditional harvesting… Read more »

2021 Annual General Meeting

Thanks to everyone who joined in our celebration of the heritage community’s remarkable achievements. The resilience displayed by the heritage community throughout last year (and into this one) is worthy of celebration, even as we recognize the hardships endured by so many during a difficult period.