This grant provides annual funding to eligible not-for-profit community organizations that self-create and self-produce performing art productions.
To be eligible for Community Performing Arts Organizations operating funding, you must:
o Be engaged in creating and producing in the performing arts as your organization’s principal mandate as stated in its incorporation document
o Be a not-for-profit organization
o Be registered and in good standing under the appropriate legislation (eg. Alberta Corporate Registry) and have been in operation in Alberta for at least two years
o Have at least 50% of the organization’s board members living in Alberta
o Demonstrate the ability to balance good governance practices and fiscal responsibility, while maintaining their artistic mandate
o Operate at arms-length from organizations and institutions receiving annual operating funds from the Government of Alberta, their affiliates, and/or commercial enterprises
o Salaries and fees
o Maintenance of equipment and fixed assets
o Other expenses as required to fulfill your organization’s mandate
Deadline: November 1, 2017. First-time applicants are required to contact AFA three months before the deadline for a preliminary eligibility assessment.
Contact: Brenda Hennig | 780-415-0285 | email@example.com