Original Peoples Investment Program

June 1, 2023: Full guidelines published
June 1, 2023: Applications open
October 4, 2023: Application deadline (no applications accepted after 4:30pm MT)
October – November 2023: Evaluation of grants
Late November 2023: Notification of results
Early December 2023: Funds distributed
Download the Guidelines as a PDF

Applications must be submitted by 4:30pm MT on the deadline date. We encourage submitting your application as early as possible. Please see the Deadline Extension Policy for information about extensions.

Need help applying? 

We will work one-on-one with applicants who experience barriers to access to develop accommodations that suit their unique abilities and situations.

If you have any questions or need any help completing an application, please contact Morgan Possberg, Program Specialist, at morgan.possberg@calgaryartsdevelopment.com as soon as possible. Staff can provide feedback on your application up to 10 days before application deadlines.

Calgary Arts Development is committed to open, fair and transparent processes. There are two policies available for anyone who may need support to apply to this program: the Accommodation & Accessibility Policy and the Application Assistance Policy.

Please refer to each section below for important program details. You will find links to all our policies and other relevant information at the end of this document. We also recommend reviewing the Investment Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) before applying.

If you have any questions about this program please contact Morgan Possberg, Indigenous Program Specialist, at morgan.possberg@calgaryartsdevelopment.com or 403.264.5330 ext. 230 as soon as possible.

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