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Community Support Organizations Operating Funding │ Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Value

Varies.

Description

Community Support Organizations Operating Funding provides annual funding to eligible not-for-profit community organizations that provide arts programs and services to communities, including those with limited arts opportunities.

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.

Eligible Applicants

To be eligible for Community Support Organizations operating funding, you must:

  • have programming in artist support and development, artist training or public participation in the arts as your organization’s principal mandate as stated in its incorporation document

Your organization must:

  • be a not-for-profit organization
  • be registered and in good standing under the appropriate legislation and have been in operation in Alberta for at least two years
  • have at least 50% of the organization’s board members living in Alberta
  • demonstrate the ability to operate using good governance principles, effective administration practices,and a commitment to fiscal responsibility while maintaining its mandate
  • operate as a stand-alone arts organization at arms-length from municipalities, commercial enterprises, or organizations and institutions receiving annual operating funds from the Government of Alberta or its affiliates

Eligible Expenses

AFA operating funding typically supports expenses such as:

  • administration
  • programming
  • salaries and fees
  • maintenance of equipment and fixed assets
  • promotion
  • other expenses as required to fulfill your organization’s mandate

Deadline Date

  March annually

Contact

Contact Name: Cynthia Enzenhofer, Arts Development Consultant - Sector Support

Phone Number: 780-415-0282

E-mail Address: cynthia.enzenhofer@gov.ab.ca

Website: https://www.affta.ab.ca/funding/find-funding/community-support-organizations-operating-funding

Industry: Arts and Culture, Location: Alberta ,
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