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Community Investment Program (CIP) Travel Grant

Grants to Edmonton, Alberta Nonprofits and Artists
for Travel to Enhance the Art and Festival Community

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Edmonton Arts Council (EAC)

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Grants of up to $750 to Edmonton, Alberta nonprofit organizations, artists, as well as arts educators and arts and festival administrators, to cover travel costs. Eligible travel is associated with attending conferences and exhibitions for training, development, marketing, and presentation purposes.

CIP Travel Grants through the Edmonton Arts Council assist Edmonton residents active in the arts and festival communities with travel costs to the benefit of both themselves and the citizens of Edmonton.

Funds are intended to support:
-Artists, arts educators and arts or festival administrators
-Travel for the purposes of training, development, presentation or marketing
-Economical, round-trip travel to and from Edmonton
-Projects that benefit the applicant and the Edmonton community

The jury will in all cases consider:
-The project’s potential or proven benefit to the applicant.
-The project’s potential or proven benefit to the Edmonton community
-The degree to which this opportunity is unique and unavailable locally
-The degree to which the applicant’s previous record of activity and achievement demonstrates that they warrant public support

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180300

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are normally awarded to a maximum of $750 per traveller.

Term of Contract:

Grants are normally made to individual or organization for travel to the same destination for the same project for a maximum of two consecutive years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must:
1. Be an adult who has been a resident of the City of Edmonton for at least one year (or) be a nonprofit organization registered in the Province of Alberta for at least one year
2. Not be in arrears with the City of Edmonton at the time of application
3. Have no overdue Edmonton Arts Council final reports

Funds are not intended to support:
-Organizations that receive CIP operating support from the City of Edmonton
-Food, lodging or other project costs
-Projects that primarily benefit a third party such as an employer
-Projects in support of formal education that would result in a diploma or degree

Pre-Application Information:

Applications will be considered 3 times per year: February 1, June 1, and October 1.

When these dates fall on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moves to the next business day.

Contact Information:

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

Edmonton Arts Council
10440 - 108 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 3Z9

P: 780.424.2787
F: 780.425.7620

Grant Coverage Areas:

City of Edmonton

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta