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For many years the Eleanor Luxton Foundation had an active program of grant funding supporting projects within our mandate. We regret that until further notice the foundation is unable to support new applications for grants due to other commitments.

Among previous and on-going grants are the following:


Bison Belong

Support for Bison restoration in Banff National Park.

Banff High School, Banff

Annual awards for creative writing (short story and poetry) offered to senior high school students, on the theme of Bow Valley history.

Banff Senior's Society

Contribution towards the publication of "We Live in a Postcard", the Banff Family History Book

British Columbia Maritime Museum, Victoria

Support for exhibition marking the centenary of the voyage of the Tilikum in 1901.

Buffalo Nations Cultural Society

Support the work of the Buffalo Nations Museum, Banff.

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

Grant to enable participation of First Nations representatives in the international conference “Protecting the World’s Mountain Corridors and Peace Parks” in September 2004.

Conrad Kain Society

Grant for developing website and other activities connected with the refreshment of the almost-forgotten story of one of the early, outstanding climbers in the Canadian Rockies, Europe and New Zealand.

East Kootenay Environmental Society

Contribution to further protection of the David Thompson Heritage Lands.

Karsten Heuer, Banff

Contribution to “Being Caribou”, an epic journey following the caribou migration in Canada’s North.

Kootenay (Ktunaxa)

In partnership with the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative, support for a planning workshop for land use in the Ktunaxa traditional territory

McDougall Stoney Mission Society

Support for a new foundation for the historic McDougall Methodist Mission church, erected in 1875 near Morley on Highway 1A west of Calgary. Support for restoration and landscaping of the grounds surrounding the historic McDougall Mission Church

Mt. Logan Expedition, Calgary

Support to develop a website and other communications materials covering the 2003 climb of Mt. Logan.

Open Sky Creative Society

Nah a Dehe project, an artist's trip, book, film and exhibits on the values to protect the South Nahanni watershed.

Parks Foundation Calgary on behalf of the Calgary Zoological Society

Support for the research and writing of the history of the Calgary Zoological Society

United Church of Canada Historical Society

Support for project “Interpreting the Mission Past.”

University of Alberta, Edmonton

Annual scholarships for graduate students in the Faculty of History and Classics for work in the field of Western Canadian history.

University of Calgary, Calgary

Annual scholarships for graduate students in the Faculty of History for work in the field of Western Canadian history.