Project Grant

Deadline: September 7, 2018

Project Funding grants are designed to provide assistance—up to 75 percent of an applicant’s eligible expenses, to a maximum of $25,000—to museums, archives, and other heritage organizations so that they can undertake a project that will help preserve, research, document, interpret, celebrate, and raise awareness of the history and heritage of Edmonton. Projects may include a range of activities—including commemoration of significant anniversaries—and is intended to result in diverse and innovative ways of presenting Edmonton’s story for the benefit of all Edmontonians.

New for 2017 – Projects internal to an organization are also now eligible for funding. Projects focused on internal capacity building such as strategic/business planning and board/staff development now qualify.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible, organizations must have been registered as a non-profit society for at least one year, and their activities must generally take place within the corporate limits of the City of Edmonton. Applicants must have no outstanding final reports, or unused previous grant funding.

Who is not eligible?

This program excludes: Provincial facilities such as the Royal Alberta Museum, and those owned and operated by the City of Edmonton, such as Fort Edmonton.

How do I apply?

Information on the 2019 Project Grant stream will be available in Summer 2018.

What is the deadline?

Project grants applications are accepted once annually. The next deadline for 2019 Project Grant applications is September 7, 2018.