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Future Focus Granting Program │ Calgary Arts Development


There is $400,000 available and applications will be accepted until the funds are expended.


The Future Focus Granting Program is a joint initiative of Calgary Arts Development, the Rozsa Foundation and the Calgary Foundation aimed at supporting arts organizations to investigate, plan, and implement strategic adaptations in their operations to build capacity, strengthen business models, explore new directions, examine structural change and address life cycle questions.

Eligible Applicants

  • Calgary-based arts organizations who are registered charities or not-for-profits, or arts-based organizations who have comparable organizational structures.
  • Organizations cannot be receiving project support from any of the three partner funders individually for the same work.

Eligible Expenses

Grant amounts available are based on the nature of the work to be undertaken.

  • Exploration Phase (identification of needs, initial development, project planning): Funding request generally up to $15,000
  • Implementation Phase: Funding request generally up to $25,000

Deadline Date

  Applications will be reviewed monthly. Apply by November 7, 2022 and December 5, 2022.


Contact Name: Melissa Tuplin (Director, Community Investment & Impact, Calgary Arts Development), Ayla Stephen (Granting Manager, Rozsa Foundation) or Brigitte von Rothemburg (Grants & Volunteer Program Associate, Calgary Foundation)

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Industry: Arts and Culture, Location: Alberta ,
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