Foundation / Corporation
Downtown Business Association of Edmonton (DBA)
03/20/18 4:30 PM
Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to Edmonton, Alberta nonprofit organizations to host innovative yearly festivals that add excitement, cultural enrichment, and energy to the Downtown area. Funding is intended for community festivals that improve the business economy by attracting large crowds and creating tangible economic benefits, such as parking, restaurants, hotels, taxis, and entertainment. The funded festivals should have community support shown through continuous audience growth.
Downtown Community Criteria:
-The Downtown Business Improvement Areas (BIA) covers the areas from 95 Street to 111 Street and from 97 Avenue to 105 Avenue. To qualify for this grant the majority of your festival programming (at least 51 percent) must take place within these borders.
-The festival enhances the quality of life. Free programming is a plus.
-Use creative initiatives to involve members of the Downtown Business Association’s Core Crew Ambassadors.
The DBA’s definition of a festival is a recurring, non-profit, special event that takes place annually over a successive period of days; it presents an organized series of acts, performances or activities which center on one theme (often based in arts and/or culture) that is of interest and appeals to the general public. The event must be inclusive and be rooted in the local community.
GrantWatch ID#: 140592
$1,000 to $10,000. As a bonus the DBA will award up to $1,000 in prizes for the Best Written Grant and Most Creative Use of the Core Crew.
The festival should take place between April 1 and December 31, 2018.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit a hard copy of the application to:
Downtown Business Association
10121 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton AB, T5J 4X6
Downtown area of Edmonton. The Downtown Business Improvement Areas include the areas from 95 Street to 111 Street and from 97 Avenue to 105 Avenue.
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