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Browse AFA grants and other funding opportunities. Note: AFA has approved its 2020-21 spending plan, and some programs have been affected. See what has changed.

Art Acquisitions by Application

Deadline: Apr 1/21

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

Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

Dance Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

Dr. MacEwan Literary Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1/21

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

Emerging Curator Fellowship

Deadline: Sep 13/21

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

Film and Video Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1/21

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

Film and Video Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

Indigenous Arts Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

ISCP Residency in New York Funding

Deadline: Sep 1/21

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

Literary Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Performing Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/21

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

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Visual Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/21

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

Theatre Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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

Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Mar 1/21, Sep 1/21

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