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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.

Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 2/20, Sep 1/20

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

Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: Dec 2/19

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

Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Oct 1/20

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

Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: Dec 31/19

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

Cultural Relations Organization Project Funding

Deadline: Dec 31/19

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

Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 2/20, Sep 1/20

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

Organizations: Arts Project Funding

Deadline(s): Dec 2/19, Jun 1/20

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

Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: Nov 1/22

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

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Performing Arts

Deadline: Mar 2/20

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

Summer School Project Funding

Deadline: Jul 15/20

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

Travel Grant for Individuals and Ensembles

Deadline(s): Dec 2/19, Mar 2/20, Sep 1/20

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