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 New Client Intake Program is open to applicants who did not receive an operating grant from Calgary...
This program is intended to support arts organizations as they explore new directions, examine structural change and address life cycle...
The Operating Grant Program provides stable, predictable funding to arts organizations in Calgary.
This program is intended to provide one-time unrestricted funding to non-profit arts organizations who do not currently receive an operating...
This program is intended to provide one-time project funding to individual artists and artistic collectives in Calgary who pursue a...
This program is intended to support professional and business development activities for individual artists and artist collectives.
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...
The Centre City Banner Program engages local artists to create artwork for banners displayed on light poles and bridges leading into...
When Jarett first began the process for the banner project, he was thinking a lot about Alberta wildlife and the...
This microgrant program recognizes that public art opportunities can come from grassroots ideas that are initiated by professional artists.
Recognizing that public art opportunities can come from grassroots ideas that are initiated and led by communities, Calgary Arts Development...
Did you receive funding from Calgary Arts Development in 2022? We want to share your best images and show what a creative and vibrant arts community we have!
Calgary Arts Development is seeking up to 60 arts organizations to participate in the Creative Green Tools pilot program in 2023 to help monitor and reduce carbon emissions in the arts community.
Despite a global pandemic and rising inflation pressures, the 2022 Calgary Engagement Survey shows Calgarians continue to explore and find ways to connect with the arts.
Research & Policy Specialist Stephanie Solomon polled our Operating Grant clients in 2022 to shed some light on what challenges the community is facing coming out of the pandemic.
Learn more about the application process for the 2023 Project Grant Program — Individuals and Collectives at an online info session, and/or one of two virtual 'open office spaces.'
Are you working on your grant application for the 2023 Artist Development Microgrant? Bring your questions to our virtual 'open office space' on March 20, 2023.
Foray into a week full of artistic happenings with our latest roundup of free events from across Calgary, featuring everything from film screenings, workshops, arts sales and more!
Tune in to hear performance artist, standup comedian and actor Crissy Red discuss her work and the obstacles she and other transsexual and transgender women in the community are trying to overcome.
Guest host Toyin Oladele introduces some of the exciting performers, vendors and contributors who took part in this year's Ethnik Festival for Arts and Culture held in February.
Actor, clown, director, educator and lead facilitator at Inside Out Theatre, Michelle Brandenburg's experiences with a diverse cross-section of artists has helped inspire and influence her work.
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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