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.

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Tracing Connections in River Crossing Arts & Heritage Grant

The purpose of this pilot grant program is to create opportunities for artists, knowledge keepers, heritage practitioners, Indigenous Nations or related organizations, and members of the community to interpret the rich and layered history of River Crossing, activate the West Rossdale area, and foster understanding of the historic and cultural significance of this place.

Deadline: Expressions of Interest due 9:00 AM on Monday, May 14, 2018

Success Stories

Our grants help illuminate Edmonton’s heritage… here are some of our success stories:

Heritage in Our Communities: Heritage Community Investment Recipients, May 2017

On Tuesday, May 30th, Edmonton City Council approved the EHC’s latest recommendations for funding from the Heritage Community Investment Program’s first quarter cycle. Thank you to all of the applicants and hard working community organizations for their creative efforts to connect Edmontonians with the stories of their city. Here are the summaries of 20 new… Read more »

Catching Up with the YEG Tales Project

What do you get when you combine two historians, an artist, and many local communities? YEG Tales! Supported by a ECAMP Partnership Demonstration micro-grant, the YEG Tales team met with numerous local cultural groups, connecting over their stories and reproducing them in comic book form! We spoke with historian Leslie Holmes about what they learned about art, story, and… Read more »

Catching Up with the Silver Skate Festival’s Heritage Village Project

Beginning with 2016’s edition of Silver Skate,  festival-goers have enjoyed a new heritage experience down in Hawrelak. The Heritage Village Project created three Indigenous winter experiences including a winter hunting camp, a Métis camp and a winter tipi, allowing Silver Skate to build community around sharing Indigenous stories with Edmontonians. We caught up with Creative Director Ritchie Velthuis to find… Read more »