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Cultural Industry Support Organizations Operating Grant:


Grant calculations consist of 2 components: a base amount of $50,000 for operating expenses; up to 50% of eligible expenses, over and above the base amount.


The Cultural Industry Support Organization Operating Grant provides funding to help cover operating expenses for organizations associated with the production of books, magazines, sound recordings or film production.

Eligible Applicants

We designate eligibility to apply for this grant to the following organizations:

  • Alberta Magazine Publishers Association
  • Alberta Music Industry Association
  • Book Publishers Association of Alberta
  • Alberta Media Production Industries Association

In addition to being a designated support organization, eligible applicants must also:

  • be in good standing with the Alberta Corporate Registry
  • be based in Alberta
  • support organizations that produce books, magazines, sound recordings or film production

Eligible Expenses

Operating expenses eligible for funding include, but are not limited to:

  • administration
  • programming
  • pay for permanent employees, artists and contractors
  • maintenance of equipment and fixed assets
  • rent

Deadline Date

  The intake period is open from April 1 to June 1 annually.
Industry: Arts and Culture, Location: Alberta ,
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