Funding

Unleash your creative potential and see where the arts take you. 

Our funding programs provide support to artists and arts organizations, giving them the power to inspire minds, encourage expression, foster creativity and help diversify Alberta’s economy.

Find funding

Browse AFA grants and other funding opportunities. Note: AFA has approved its 2020-21 spending plan, and some programs have been affected. See what has changed.

Help and resources

Take advantage of our support materials for both individual artists and arts organizations as you develop your funding request.

Impact of funding

Explore an interactive visual overview of how AFA funding is distributed across the province to support Alberta's arts community.

Adjudication

Eligibility and application assessment according to program criteria are key factors that determine how the AFA distributes its funding.

Special programs

As a responsive arts funding organization, we will support special programs beyond grant funding opportunities that help develop different facets of Alberta's arts community.