Project Grant

Deadline: October 2, 2020

Community Project Grant

Next Deadline: TBD

Community Project Grants are designed to provide assistance—up to 75 percent of an applicant’s eligible expenses, to a maximum of $25,000—for non-profit organizations to undertake projects that preserve, research, document, interpret, celebrate, and raise awareness of the history and heritage of Edmonton. Projects may include a range of activities and are intended to result in diverse ways of presenting Edmonton’s stories for the benefit of all Edmontonians.

*New for 2021* Change Capital Project Grant

Expression of Interest Deadline: September 4, 2020 (CLOSED)

Application Deadline: October 2, 2020

Change Capital Project Grants provide funding to heritage organizations – up to $25,000, with no matching requirement – to undertake projects that develop internal capacity and new strategies that build resilience within the heritage sector.

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.

Community Projects must include programming and interpretation specifically about Edmonton stories and a clear benefit to the residents of Edmonton.

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Change Capital Project applicants must have received an HCIP grant in the past five years (exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis – please contact grants@edmontonheritage.ca to confirm eligibility).

Please download the PDF files before filling in the different fields.

Please note: organizations can only apply for one Project grant (either Community Project or Change Capital Project) per year.

Applicant organizations must have existing programming and interpretation specifically about Edmonton stories and a demonstrated benefit to Edmontonians.

Who Is Not Eligible?

Applicants who are not up to date with final reports for other HCIP-funded work, including returning any unused grant funds, are ineligible. Applicants who have been granted extensions on other HCIP-funded work are also not eligible to apply.

This program excludes applications from education institutions and government-owned and/or operated facilities.

What Is the Deadline?

The 2020 deadlines for Project Grant applications are:

Community Project – September 4, 2020 (CLOSED)

Change Capital Project – October 2, 2020 (following approval of EOI – CLOSED deadline September 4, 2020)

If you would like to receive feedback on your application, please email it to grants@edmontonheritage.ca no later than two weeks before the deadline. 

Final Reporting

All grant recipients are required to submit a Final Report to the EHC to share the outcomes of grant funding. Final Reports are due 90 days after project completion or by the date listed in the Letter of Agreement signed by the EHC and the successful applicant organization (whichever comes first). Submit your Final Report using the downloadable forms below.