Organization Operational Grants

The Arts Organization Operational Grant program supports the annual operating expenses of some of Alberta’s arts organizations and companies, including theatre and performing arts organizations, public art galleries and community arts organizations.

Applications must be complete, as per stream guidelines and checklist requirements, and submitted through our online application process. Please click here for tips on successfully completing the application

First select your Grant Stream and choose a specific resource from the Grant Resource tab drop down menu.

Grant Streams

Grant Help & Resources

Grant Streams

  • Provincial Arts Service Organizations (PASO) Deadline: February 1

  • Community Support Organizations – Operating Deadline: March 1

  • Public Art Galleries Deadline: April 1

  • Major Arts Presenters Deadline: April 1

  • Summer Schools Deadline: May 1, 2016  

  • Community Performing Arts Organizations Deadline: November 1

    • *Attention CPAO Applicants: all applications from the 1 November 2015 deadline will be forwarded for payment in mid-March 2016*

  • Professional Performing Arts Organizations (PPAO) Deadline: November 1

  • Arts Presenting Deadline: November 15