Community Arts Program | Edmonton Arts Council (EAC)

Value: Maximum $15,000


The Community Arts grant program invests in the quality of life in our city by providing funding for artistic projects that are described as collaborations between an artist and a distinct community. It recognizes that art should be accessible to all communities in Edmonton. A community may define themselves by many factors such as tradition and culture, geographic area of the city, or demographic characteristics, etc. Artists working with communities; communities working with artists providing arts access to all. Funds are intended to support:

o      An artist (or artist collective) collaborating with members of a distinct community to produce a project. (See Appendix A for detailed descriptions of artist, community and project)

o      Projects that take place within the greater Edmonton region including the City of Edmonton and the Counties of Sturgeon, Parkland, Leduc and Strathcona



o      18 years of age or older

o      A resident of the greater Edmonton region for at least one year prior to the application deadline*

o      A Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident, or have a valid work permit



o      A non-profit organization

o      A charitable organization


Informal Group:

o      May consist of an ad-hoc or informal group of people. Examples include artist collectives and groups that define themselves in terms of a distinct community

o      Must have an individual or organization (as defined above) apply on its behalf. In such cases, the primary applicant must accept responsibility for any funds distributed

o      Must have the majority of its members residing in the greater Edmonton region

Deadline: May 1 annually

Contact: Edmonton Arts Council | 780-424-2787 |


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