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Browse AFA grants and other funding opportunities. Note: AFA has approved its 2021-22 spending plan, and some programs have been affected. Review frequently asked questions.

Art Acquisitions by Application

Deadline: April 1, 2022

Apply to have your artwork become part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) art collection

Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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

Community Support Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: March 1, 2022

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

ISCP Residency in New York Funding

Deadline: September 1, 2022

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

Public Art Galleries Operating Funding

Deadline: April 2, 2024

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

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Visual Arts

Deadline: March 1, 2022

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

Summer School Project Funding

Deadline: July 15, 2022

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

Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): March 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

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