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Career Development Grant │ Edmonton Heritage Council

May 1, 2024

Value

up to $4,000

Description

The Career Development Grant provides funding assistance for individual heritage practitioners to participate in opportunities that will result in gaining new skills and knowledge to support the development of heritage work in Edmonton. Opportunities may include conferences, workshops, seminars, or coursework, offered in-person or online, locally or outside of Edmonton.

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for a Career Development Grant:

  • The applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident over the age of 18.
  • The applicant must demonstrate active involvement in heritage work.
  • The main purpose of the career development opportunity must pertain to the history and heritage of Edmonton and/or skills that will support work in this sector.
  • The applicant cannot already have been awarded an HCIP Career Development Grant during the calendar year.
  • The applicant must be up to date with final reports for other HCIP-funded work, including returning any unused grant funds. Applicants who have been granted extensions on other HCIP-funded work are also not eligible to apply.
  • The career development opportunity must be a new venture for the applicant. Coursework as part of an ongoing educational program is not eligible.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible expenses include:

  • Course registration/tuition fees
  • Exam fees
  • Required student fees.
  • Required course materials or software costs for duration of learning program.
  • Related travel expenses for opportunities taking place outside of the Edmonton area, including:
  • Long distance travel via bus or air, at the lowest advertised economy rate.
  • Car rental or other local transportation, to a maximum charge of $60/day for vehicle rental, including all gas, mileage, fees, and taxes.
  • Mileage for personal vehicle use calculated at a rate of $0.54/km using the most direct route between locations.
  • Paid accommodation at the lowest advertised rate available.
  • Private accommodation calculated at a flat rate of $20 per night.
  • Meal allowances, including all taxes and gratuity. Meal allowances cannot be claimed for meals that do not require an expenditure (ex. meals covered by conference registration fee)
    • Breakfast – $15.00
    • Lunch – $20.00
    • Supper – $30.00

Deadline Date

Applications for Career Development Grant funding are currently closed. Stay tuned this fall for an announcement on the intake deadlines.

Contact

Contact Name: EHC Grants Coordinator

Phone Number: 780-429-0166

E-mail Address: grants@edmontonheritage.ca

Website: https://edmontonheritage.ca/grants/career-development-grant/

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