Applications Open: Original Peoples Investment Program

Grant Announcement Categories: Original Peoples Investment Program

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Applications Open: Original Peoples Investment Program

Deadline September 18, 2024

Guidelines have been released and applications are now open for the 2024 Original Peoples Investment Program.

The Original Peoples Investment Program provides one-time project funding to First Nation, Métis and Inuit individual artists, artist collectives and Indigenous-led and -centred arts organizations in Treaty 7. This program supports the innovation, preservation and revitalization of First Nations, Métis and Inuit art through art-based projects that are supported and validated by FNMI artists, community, Elders and Knowledge Keepers. We recognize and support both traditional and contemporary Indigenous artists and arts practices within this program.  

This program is developed and validated annually with the support of our Indigenous Advisory Committee. 

Please read full guidelines for the Original Peoples Investment Program here. The deadline to apply for this program is September 18, 2024 (no applications accepted after 4:30pm MT).

If you have any questions about this program or need any help completing an application, please contact either of the program specialists responsible for this program, Richelle BearHat at or 403.264.5330 ext. 125, or Morgan Possberg at or call at 403.264.5330 ext. 230. 

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