Major Arts Presenters Operating Funding

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

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Contact Information

Jodie Vandekerkhove

Arts Development Consultant


Phone Number: 780-415-1318


All funds are available in English and French.

Grant Description

This grant provides funding in three-year cycles to eligible professional organizations that produce large-scale public presentations of arts disciplines.

This funding is designed to support your organization’s operations, which are specific to your organization’s mandate, strategic and/or business plan and activities as described in your application and/or reporting.

To be eligible for Major Arts Presenters operating funding, you must:

  • have artistic presentation as your organization’s principal mandate, as stated in its incorporation documents
  • engage in on-going development, implementation and promotion of arts presenting programming as its core primary activity in an annual program of presentation of professional artists open to the public
  • employ at least one full-time equivalent administrative and/or artistic staff member who is responsible for planning and producing artistic performances and events
    Additional Information

    Please check website for more details

    Eligibility Requirements

    Applicant Type
    Artistic Discipline
    Any or All Disciplines, Architecture, Literary arts, Performing arts - Dance, Performing arts - Theatre, Performing arts - Other, Visual Arts, Media Arts, Crafts/Artisan, Music and Sound
    Funding Type
    Operational Funding
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