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.
This fund will provide up to $50,000 to develop and implement strategic recovery and resiliency plans.
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.
Calgary Arts Development has been granted $2,000,000 by The City of Calgary in one-time Emergency Resiliency Funds and will be invested through two programs.
Join us Wednesday, July 8, 2020, for a virtual town hall when the Community Investment and Impact teams will share information about the City of Calgary’s $2,000,000 in Emergency Resiliency Funds.
To continue the conversation about the deep-seated racism that exists within our communities and systems, we have scheduled anti-racism virtual town hall gatherings for every other Wednesday in July and August.
Download this report to find information about our programs and activities, meet our staff, and see a smattering of examples of the great work being done by our grant investees.
Calgary Arts Development's Director, Communications & Engagement Helen Moore-Parkhouse looks at what this moment in time is asking of us and why it is important to slow down to consider the question.
The Project Grant for Organizations will no longer be offered in 2020 and is replaced by the Resiliency Fund for non-profit arts organizations.
With Calgary working hard to help flatten the curve and slow the spread of COVID-19, the local arts community is making sure we all stay connected to art, artists, and creative ideas. Check back regularly as this round up will be updated with more online offerings.
The Storytelling Podcast returns with a conversation about growing as an artist, actions of reconciliation through art, and parallel practices.
Sebastian Buzzalino shared this awesome shot of local handpoked tattoo artist Steph Love. Read on to learn more!
In celebration of Black History Month and part of the Ethnik Festival of Arts and Culture, witness the emergence of jollof rice royalty!
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, SpaceFinder Alberta, 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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