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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.

Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Nov 1/19

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

Travel Grant for Individuals and Ensembles

Deadline(s): Dec 3/18, Mar 1/19, Jun 3/19, Sep 3/19

This funding provides up to $2,500 to perform or present original work outside of Alberta.

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.

Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: Mar 31/19

Funding to support artists who are formally invited to represent Alberta or Canada.

Dance Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/19, Sep 3/19

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

Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: Nov 22/18

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

Summer School Project Funding

Deadline: Jul 15/19

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

Organizations: Arts Project Funding

Deadline(s): Dec 3/18, Jun 3/19

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

Cultural Relations Organization Project Funding

Deadline: Mar 31/19

Funding to support art presentations that have been formally invited to present outside of Alberta.

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Performing Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/19

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