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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 will reopen to applications and new guidelines will be released in July 2023. Join Calgary Arts Development, the Rozsa Foundation and the Calgary Foundation at an online information session on Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 3pm to learn more about the program goal, changes to guidelines for 2023 and the process to apply. The session will be recorded for those who are unable to attend.

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

  Will reopen to applications and new guidelines will be released in July 2023. Previous deadline: February 6, 2023.


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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