Calgary Arts Development is responsible for establishing grants investment programs for capital projects, organizations’ annual operations, individual artists, and other purposes that strengthen Calgary’s arts sector. Read our Accountability Report.
The Operating Grant Program provides stable, predictable funding to arts organizations in Calgary.
The pandemic provides an opportunity for some boards to consider different organizational changes specifically around mergers, strategic partnerships, hibernations, and...
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to registered non-profit arts organizations and current operating grant clients in...
This program is intended to support professional and business development activities for individual artists and artist collectives.
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to individual artists and artistic collectives in Calgary who pursue a...
The Original Peoples Investment Program supports the preservation and revitalization of First Nation/Métis/Inuit art through arts-based projects and activities.
With the support of our Indigenous Advisory, Calgary Arts Development has named a $75,000 funding pool the Honouring the Children...
This program is intended to support First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artists living and working in the Treaty 7 region...
An ongoing effort to grapple with what has been learned and instigate support for future artistic projects, community advocacies, and actions to build an anti-racist city.
Join our team! Calgary Arts Development is currently recruiting for a permanent full-time position. Please read the posting carefully and apply by June 22, 2022, for best consideration.
In 2021, Calgary Arts Development engaged Brian Loevner of BLVE Consults to undertake an evaluation and live case study of the Organization Structural Change Grant.
After working from home for the past two years, our grant coordinator Van Chu has discovered a valuable organizational tool for project management. Read all about it in this fieldnote.
Applications to the Artist Development Microgrant are open. The program is intended to support professional and business development activities for individual artists and artist collectives.
Calgary Arts Development is pleased to release the guidelines for the Indigenous Artist Microgrant supporting the preservation, maintenance, and revival of Indigenous culture and tradition. Applications open April 19, 2022.
Bringing Power to Truth Part 1: Artists Grappling Stolen Land, Stolen Lives and Stolen Labour is an Unconference co-designed with community engagement facilitated by the CI during their monthly Chat & Chew meetings.
Jessica McMann and Elijah Wells talk about their plans for Wild Mint Arts and how dance, music, and art bring us joy and healing.
Planner, author, and artist Ashley Bristowe, calligrapher Simon Wong, playwright Sable Sweetgrass, and artistic director Stafford Arima — all in this month's episode of Living a Creative Life.
Dancer, choreographer, multidisciplinary artist, and maker, Pam Tzeng is a community organizer with work focusing on transformational change, equity, diversity, and accessibility in the arts sector.
Calgary Arts Development enables local artists, groups, and businesses by connecting them to information vital to creating art and living creative lives.
Calgary Arts Development’s arts space activities include seeking opportunities for arts space creation with community stakeholders and The City of Calgary as well as gathering and sharing knowledge and expertise.
Calgary Arts Development’s classified listing is a free service for Calgary’s arts community. All content for the classifieds is user-submitted. Calgary Arts Development makes no endorsement to any agency, organization, corporation or individual who submits listings.
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