Funding

Unleash your creative potential and see where the arts take you. 

Our funding programs provide support to artists and arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity and help diversify Alberta’s economy.

Help and resources

The AFA's online grant application system is undergoing a significant version upgrade, which includes a new design and look of the Front Office portal. Front Office is the name of the GATE portal you use to apply for an AFA grant or submit a report.

Impact of funding

Explore an interactive visual overview of how AFA funding is distributed across the province to support Alberta's arts community.

Adjudication

Eligibility and application assessment according to program criteria are key factors that determine how the AFA distributes its funding.

Special programs

As a responsive arts funding organization, we will support special programs beyond grant funding opportunities that help develop different facets of Alberta's arts community.