Arts Presenting Project Funding

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

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Jodie Vandekerkhove

Arts Development Consultant - Sector Support


Phone Number: 780-415-1318


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

This funding supports the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of professional artists’ fees for the preceding year.

Events that are eligible for this funding are:

  • events that present professional touring artists who regularly tour outside their place of residence in the following arts disciplines:
    • performing arts includes music, dance, theatre, circus arts and spoken word
    • visual and new media arts includes drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, clay, glass, wood, metal, fibre and new media
    • film and video arts
    • literary arts includes fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, screenwriting and playwriting
  • events where arts presentations, performances, readings, or exhibitions are the primary reason for the event
  • events that are available to the public through season tickets, or casual sales or free admission
  • events that at least three different touring professional artists between November 15 and November 14, immediately prior to the grant deadline
  • original live streaming events, occurring after March 12, 2020, presented through online channels or resources
    Additional Information

    To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be one of the following:

    *registered not-for-profit organizations
    *library boards
    *Indian Bands as defined by the Indian Act R.S.C. 1985, C.I-5
    *Métis Settlements recognized under the Métis Settlements Act R.S.A. 2000, C.M14
    *organizations registered under the Agriculture Societies Act
    *organizations recognized under the Post-Secondary Institutions Act (by Faculty or Department)

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines
    Funding Type
    Project: Creating and Presenting
    Priority Community
    Career Type


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