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The following grant programs are designed to support individual artists. All grants are allocated based on recommendations from peer juries who provide their valuable expertise on a volunteer basis. 

Online applications open one (1) month before the deadline

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February 15

Grants for Individuals and Collectives

Individual artists and their work are the foundation of our arts community. Working alone or in groups they pursue work that develops their practice, advances creative thought, contributes to an art form and provides our community with a reflection of itself. Grants for Individuals and Collectives has three distinct streams, each with its own evaluation criteria and assessment process.

June 1

Equity and Access in the Arts (Formerly Cultural Diversity in the Arts)

Equity and Access in the Arts invests in a thriving and diverse arts community by supporting Edmonton based artists and collectives from communities that face barriers to access. This includes, but is not limited to, groups whose members are treated differently because of systemic barriers that disadvantage people based on their Indigenous heritage, the colour of their skin, their disabilities, sexual orientation and identity, and/or immigration status. 

September 1

The Edmonton Artists' Trust Fund (EATF)

The Edmonton Artists' Trust Fund (EATF) is a joint initiative of the Edmonton Arts Council and the Edmonton Community Foundation. The EATF invests in the creative community by supporting living and working expenses, allowing exceptional local artists to devote time to their artistic career and encouraging artists to stay in our community.

 October 1

Grants for Individuals and Collectives

Individual artists and their work are the foundation of our arts community. Working alone or in groups they pursue work that develops their practice, advances creative thought, contributes to an art form and provides our community with a reflection of itself. Arts Grants for Individuals and Collectives has three distinct streams, each with its own evaluation criteria and assessment process.


 

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