Meet Your 2018 HCIP Recipients

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. The HCIP program offers four unique grant streams: Operational, Project, Project Accelerator, and Travel Grants to individuals and heritage organizations working to connect citizens to the stories of our city.  For more information on the… Read more »

2019 EHC Annual General Meeting

  You’re invited to join us in celebrating another year of Edmonton heritage.  Our AGM is extra special this year. It’s our 10th Anniversary!   Date:  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Location: Edmonton City Hall (1 Sir Winston Churchill Square) We’re more excited than ever to have you join us as we celebrate… Read more »

Five Stories About Women You Should Probably Know

Initiated by suffragettes and labour activists in Europe, the first International Women’s Day was organized in March 1911. While respect for the equal rights and place of women in society has come a long way since 1911, there is still plenty of work to do on gender equality. Edmonton has long history when it comes… Read more »

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A #yegheritage Guide to Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of the year again when we’re socially obligated to show our affection for the people – and places – we love! So, whether you’re frantically rushing to find that perfect last-minute gift, you’re feeling like a little personal affection is in order, or you’re planning a romantic weekend, we’ve got a quick… Read more »

Reflections from Edmonton’s Fourth Historian Laureate

As the deadline for nominations for the next – and fifth – Historian Laureate approaches, we caught up with outgoing Historian Laureate, Chris Chang-Yen Phillips, to reflect on his term as Edmonton’s official ambassador for all things historical. Chris was appointed the City’s fourth Historian Laureate in 2016, succeeding Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail. Your appointment as Historian… Read more »

Five Tips for Writing a Successful Grants Application

Have you ever submitted a grant application for a project or idea and then immediately thought to yourself “I have no idea if I’m going to get this funding…”? Successful applications are usually the product of great collaboration and clear communication of a concept. In the case of the Edmonton Heritage Council’s Heritage Community Investment… Read more »

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