Impact of funding

Explore an interactive visual overview of how AFA funding is distributed across the province to support Alberta's arts community.

AFA expenditures 2016-17
$27,089,000
AFA expenditures breakdown
Funding
$22.4M
Admin, research, communication
$3.8M
Collection
$0.8M
Funding awarded per recipient type
700 grants to organizations
$19.9M
280 grants to individuals
$2.6M
Funding awarded by region
NORTHWEST 23 GRANTS $0.4M NORTHEAST 5 GRANTS $0.1M NORTH CENTRAL 51 GRANTS $0.5M SOUTH 77 GRANTS $1.1M CENTRAL 97 GRANTS $1.1M EDMONTON 366 GRANTS $9.3M CALGARY 360 GRANTS $10M

Funding by region

Northwest
23 grants
$0.4M
North Central
51 grants
$0.5M
Northeast
5 grants
$0.1M
Central
97 grants
$1.1M
South
77 grants
$1.1M
Edmonton
366 grants
$9.3M
Calgary
360 grants
$10M
Funding awarded by program
Program name
$ amount ( grants awarded / eligible applications)
Professional Performing Arts Organizations
$7,312,730.0053 / 53
Community Support Organizations
$2,375,000.00121 / 121
Arts Presenting
$2,099,770.00166 / 166
Public Art Galleries
$1,879,220.0018 / 18
Community Performing Arts Organizations
$1,741,000.00192 / 192
Major Arts Presenters
$1,464,500.0013 / 13
Provincial Arts Service Organizations
$1,180,000.008 / 8
Visual Arts and New Media Individual Project Grants
$551,673.0059 / 264
Music Individual Project Grants
$513,146.0060 / 323
Arts and Education
$493,525.0079 / 178
Film Individual Project Grants
$439,250.0036 / 168
Organization Arts Projects
$391,947.0024 / 104
Theatre Individual Project Grants
$276,373.0030 / 112
Post Secondary Institutions
$271,356.0011 / 24
Literary Individual Project Grants
$261,148.0026 / 122
Dance Individual Project Grants
$245,652.0046 / 104
Indigenous Arts
$159,860.0013 / 28
Cultural Relations- Organizations
$142,961.005 / 5
Projects Development
$115,000.003 / 3
AFA 25th Anniversary- Individual
$72,100.003 / 16
AFA 25th Anniversary- Organizations
$48,748.002 / 19
Cultural Relations- Individual
$23,665.005 / 5
Arts Awards
$10,000.002 / 5

Northwest Funding

20 grants to organizations: $395,862.36

3 grants to individuals: $28,219

Includes municipalities of Grande Cache, Grande Prairie, High Level, High Prairie, Peace River and Slave Lake.

Population as of 2016: 190,906

Northeast Funding

5 grants to organizations: $70,713.86

Includes municipalities of Fort McMurray, Fort Chipewyan and Anzac.

Population as of 2016: 64,165

N. Central Funding

48 grants to organizations: $418,936.77

3 grants to individuals: $41,800.00

Includes municipalities of Athabasca, Barrhead, Bonnyville, Calling Lake, Cold Lake, Edson, Hinton, Lac La Biche, St. Paul, Vegreville, Westlock and Whitecourt.

Population as of 2016: 273,622

Central Funding

87 grants to organizations: $1,091,835.53

10 grants to individuals: $50,906.67

Includes municipalities of Camrose, Drayton Valley, Drumheller, Lloydminster, Olds, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, Stettler, Vermillion, Wainwright and Wetaskiwin.

Population as of 2016: 479,030

Southern Funding

62 grants to organizations: $925,301.32

15 grants to individuals: $141,506.27

Includes municipalities of Brooks, Crowsnest Pass, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Pincher Creek and Taber.

Population as of 2016: 361,950

Edmonton Funding

236 grants to organizations: $8,105,715.14

84 grants to individuals: $1,185,048.93

Includes municipalities of Edmonton, Leduc, St. Albert, Sherwood Park and Spruce Grove.

Population as of 2016: 1,238,502

Calgary Funding

242 grants to organizations: $8,857.403.57

118 grants to individuals: $1,093,092.21

Includes municipalities of Airdrie, Banff, Okotoks, Calgary, Canmore and Claresholm.

Population as of 2016: 1,454,520