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Arts Development Major Project Funding

Grants to Grande Prairie, Alberta Artists for
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts Activities

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City of Grande Prairie

Deadline Date:

01/02/18 Receipt


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Grants to Grande Prairie, Alberta individual artists and groups of artists for a range of activities that promote artistic development in the literary, visual, and performing arts. Funding may be requested for specific programs and projects as well as scholarships. The fund is designed to:

-Support and encourage the development of local artists and groups involved in the arts.
-Support programs/projects which foster and promote the enjoyment of visual, literary and performing arts by local artists and groups that contribute to the cultural fabric of the community (e.g. exhibitions, displays, preservation of art)
-Provide scholarships to developing artists to assist in taking them to the next level of development, expression or performance
-Consider one time only, unique opportunities for capital development locally.

Evaluation Criteria:
-Merit (how the funding will benefit the artist or group)
-Impact of the project for artist or group and community
-Reasonableness of the budget; financial need
-Ability of the artist or group to complete proposed project

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146108

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Support and encourage the development of local artists and groups involved in the arts.

The benefactor of the major project must be based in the community or immediate area.

Applicants must demonstrate a level of achievement in their discipline.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must demonstrate how the applicant will come up with the remainder of the funding.

The deadline is the first business day after January 1st of each year. Applications must be received on or before the application deadline or they cannot be considered. The committee sits approximately 1 month after the deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Arts Development Committee
c/o Culture and Heritage Department
PO Bag 4000 Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6V3

P: (780) 830-7090
F: (780) 831-7371

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Grande Prairie

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta