AFA News

Notice: Scheduled GATE Outage, November 11-13

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism will be conducting tests on core IT systems in November as part of its business continuity and disaster recovery planning. This means the Grants Administration Tracking and Evaluation (GATE) system will be unavailable for AFA clients to work on or submit grant applications during the weekend of November 11 – 13, 2016, and access to may be intermittent.

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Economic Data for Canadian Culture Released

On May 11, Statistics Canada released Culture Satellite Account (CSA) economic data for the Canadian arts, culture and sport sectors from 2010 – 2014, through the first ever Provincial and Territorial Culture Indicators report.

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Alberta Budget 2016

On April 14, Alberta's government released details of Budget 2016. AFA funding remains strong and stable for this upcoming year.

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Communiqué from the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF)

Joan Udell, AFA Board Chair, Jeffrey Anderson, Executive Director, and Helen Chimirri-Russell, Director Arts Development, joined representatives of arts councils and public arts funders from across Canada in Yellowknife during November 11-13 to attend the 11th Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Public Arts Funders (CPAF).

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