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Browse our funding opportunities to discover how AFA funding can support your personal artistic practice or your organization's arts programming or projects.

Indigenous Arts Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

Funding of up to $15,000 to support a specific Indigenous arts project.

Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This funding supports a professional development program delivered by Canada’s Music Incubator.

Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Nov 1/19

Three-year funding to professional organizations that create and produce performing art productions.

Provincial Arts Service Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Feb 1/18

Three-year funding for member-based orgs who provide educational, promotional, and advocacy services

Film and Video Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This opportunity awards up to $15,000 for a specific film and video project.

Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: Nov 15/17

Funding supporting the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of fees.

Community Support Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Mar 1/18

Annual funding for not-for-profit community organizations that provide arts programs and services.

Summer School Project Funding

Deadline: Jul 16/18

This funding supports organizations in delivering residence-based art summer schools.

Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Nov 1/17

Funding for not-for-profit community orgs that self-create and produce performing art productions.

Literary Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This funding provides up to $15,000 for a specific literary arts project.

Artists and Education Funding

Deadline: Apr 2/18

This funding subsidizes fees of Alberta artists that provide arts residency projects for grades K-12

Art Acquisitions by Application

Deadline: Apr 2/18

Apply to have your artwork become part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection

Organizations: Arts Project Funding

Deadline(s): Dec 1/17, Jun 1/18

This funding assists not-for-profit organizations by providing funding for a specific arts project.

Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: Mar 30/18

This funding provides travel costs associated with professional presentations outside of Alberta.

Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support a specific music project.

Dance Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This opportunity awards up to $15,000 for a specific dance project.

Cultural Relations Organization Project Funding

Deadline: Mar 30/18

This funding provides travel costs associated with professional presentations outside of Alberta.

Theatre Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support a specific theatre and/or performance art project.

Public Art Commissions

Deadline: Oct 2/17

This funding assists organizations to administer and commission a specific public art project.

Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

This funding provides up to $15,000 to support a specific visual arts or new media project.

Emerging Curator Fellowship

Deadline: Sep 16/19

This fellowship provides up to $10,000 to develop an online exhibition of Albertan visual art.

Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding

Deadline: Apr 1/19

Three-year funding for professional arts organizations that produce large-scale public presentations

ISCP Residency in New York Funding

Deadline: Sep 3/18

This funding supports one three-month residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program.

Public Art Galleries Operating Funding

Deadline: Apr 2/18

Three-year funding for professional organizations to program and display exhibitions of visual arts.