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.
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.
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
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 »
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.
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.
David Ridley, Executive Director of Edmonton Heritage Council, has offered some comments on the ongoing evolution of EHC’s HCIP grants.
Steering Committee member Dr. Lana Whiskeyjack recently spoke to EHC about the Idea Fair taking place on both March 3 and 4 at 1:00 PM as part of the sold-out Reconciliation and Resurgence: Heritage Practice in Post-TRC Edmonton symposium.