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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.

Artists and Education Funding

Deadline: May 2, 2022

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

Arts Presenting Project Funding

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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

Community Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: October 1, 2021

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

Community Support Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: March 1, 2022

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

Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding

Deadline: April 1, 2022

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

Professional Performing Arts Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: November 1, 2022

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

Provincial Arts Service Organizations Operating Funding

Deadline: February 1, 2024

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

Public Art Galleries Operating Funding

Deadline: April 2, 2024

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

Summer School Project Funding

Deadline: July 15, 2022

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