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.
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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 response to the realities Edmontonians are facing as the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to impact every aspect of our lives, the Edmonton Heritage Council has implemented some changes to the Heritage Community Investment Program (HCIP).
David Ridley, Executive Director of Edmonton Heritage Council, has offered some comments on the ongoing evolution of EHC’s HCIP grants.
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.
This post was originally shared in advance of the December 6, 2019 deadlines for Edmonton Heritage Council’s Project Accelerator and Travel streams, but will remain relevant as you begin to consider future grant applications. Our former Grants Coordinator, Soni Dasmohapatra, has shared some useful insights for prospective applicants.
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.
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 »
In 2015, the Francis Winspear Centre for Music embarked on a project to create a digital archive of key moments in Edmonton’s musical history. With Know Your Winspear, what began as an online collection photographs, ads, pamphlets and other ephemera,has become a physical museum of sorts, sharing this history with guests on the Winspear’s lobby and backstage… 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 »