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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.

Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Theatre Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding

Deadline: Apr 1/19

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

Emerging Curator Fellowship

Deadline: Sep 16/19

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

ISCP Residency in New York Funding

Deadline: Sep 4/18

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

Public Art Galleries Operating Funding

Deadline: Apr 3/18

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

Film and Video Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1/18

This scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a young Albertan film and video artist.

Indigenous Arts Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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.

Dr. MacEwan Literary Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1/18

This scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a young Albertan writer.

Provincial Arts Service Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Feb 1/21

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

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Performing Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/18

This scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a young Albertan performing artist.

Film and Video Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: Nov 22/18

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.

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Visual Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/18

This scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a young Albertan visual artist.

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 1/18

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

Literary Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Artists and Education Funding

Deadline: Apr 3/18

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

Art Acquisitions by Application

Deadline: Apr 3/18

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

Organizations: Arts Project Funding

Deadline(s): Jun 1/18, Dec 3/18

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

Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: Dec 31/18

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

Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Dance Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Sep 4/18, Feb 1/19

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

Cultural Relations Organization Project Funding

Deadline: Dec 31/18

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

Public Art Commissions

Deadline: Oct 1/18

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