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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.

Film and Video Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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

Emerging Curator Fellowship

Deadline: Sep 16/19

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

Film and Video Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1/18

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

Literary Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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

Dr. MacEwan Literary Arts Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 1/18

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

Art Acquisitions by Application

Deadline: Apr 3/18

Apply to have your artwork become part of the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Collection

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Performing Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/18

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

Cultural Relations Individual Project Funding

Deadline: Mar 30/18

This funding provides travel costs associated with professional presentations outside of Alberta.

Music Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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

Queen's Golden Jubilee Scholarship for Visual Arts

Deadline: Mar 1/18

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

Dance Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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

Theatre Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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

ISCP Residency in New York Funding

Deadline: Sep 3/18

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

Indigenous Arts Individual Project Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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

Artist Manager Program Funding

Deadline(s): Feb 1/18, Sep 3/18

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