Project Grant Program – Organizations

Calgary Arts Development is pleased to release the results of the 2019 Project Grant Program – Organizations.

This program is intended to provide equitable access to one-time project funding on a yearly basis to arts organizations not funded through the Operating Grant or City-Builder programs from 2019 onwards. It supports projects that exemplify what our artistic community has to offer and ensures citizens of Calgary continue to have access to meaningful, high-quality artistic experiences.

Phase 1 had a total of 61 eligible applicants totaling $903,166.08 requested funds and Phase 2 had a total of 45 eligible applicants totaling $687,837 requested funds. 13 projects were funded for a total of $200,000.

The table below outlines those that received a grant, the project they applied for, and the amount of funding.

For more information about the assessment process for this program, please refer to the Project Grant Program – Organizations Terms of Reference.

Organization Project Grant Amount
Alberta Association of Artist-run Centres AAARC National Conference $17,650
Binhi Ng Lahi Philippine Folk Dance Troupe Ltd. Dance Recital – Ang BINHI (The SEED) $18,000
Calgary Pride Memorial Park Pride $20,000
Chromatic Theatre Gimme Chance, Leh $10,000
East Side Dance Festival, Board of Directors East Side Dance Festival $10,000
Evergreen Theatre Society Rehearsals in Residence $12,500
Facet Music Song of the Phoenix
2020 Chinese New Year Concert
Femme Wave Femme Wave 2019 $19,000
Sarb Akal Music Society of Calgary Indian Classical Music Festival Calgary $19,000
The Women’s Centre of Calgary Women’s Artist in Residence Program 2019/20 Season $10,000
Thumbs Up Good Work Theatre Collective Hucksterland Development Funds $9,650
Wandering Spirit History for the Future $20,000
Woezo Africa Music & Dance Theatre UNGANISHA: Explore. Connect. Dance $20,000

Accountability Reports and Year-End Financials