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Dance Individual Project Funding

Grants to Alberta Artists, Arts Administrators,
and Ensembles for Dance Projects

Agency Type:

State

Funding Source:

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Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA)

Deadline Date:

09/03/18 11:59 PM MT Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $15,000 to Alberta individual artists, artists ensembles, and arts administrators for specific projects in dance arts. First-time applicants must request an online registration at least five business days prior to the deadline. Funding may support marketing, research, art production, and training and career development.

Art production includes the development, creation, and production of any dance work. Albertan artists that have been contracted by commissioners to create a specific work are eligible to apply for project support through this funding opportunity. Projects should be confined to a distinct phase of work. Alberta individual artists that have been contracted by commissioners to create a specific work are eligible to apply for project support through this funding opportunity.

Marketing includes a program of activity for a specific period of time that promotes or advertises work created by Alberta dance artists, and/or develops audiences for the artist's work.

Research includes a program of activity for a specific period of time that supports or results in the development of a dance project.

Training and career development includes enrollment in a course or program of study designed to develop an artist's training in dance, including related performing arts disciplines, and/or performing arts administration.

Eligible training and career development projects include, but are not limited to:

-Workshops
-Master classes
-Retreats
-Mentorship programs
-Professional development
-Pre-professional and professional courses for study in dance

Eligible Expenses:

You can receive up to $15,000 to support your project. You may apply for up to 100% of eligible expenses that are directly related to carrying out your proposed project. These expenses may include, but are not limited to:

-Contracted artist and/or technician fees
-Commission fees
-Production
-Promotion and publicity
-Transportation and accommodation
-Tuition or training fees
-Royalties
-Administration and contract fees
-Basic living/subsistence expenses (housing, local transportation, food, childcare, dependent care) up to $3,000/month
-Other expenses and supplies considered by the AFA to be reasonable and necessary

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180310

Estimated Size of Grant:

You can receive up to $15,000 to support your project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for individual project funding you must be a resident(s) of Alberta. This means you:

-Are legally entitled to be or remain in Canada
-Have had your primary residence in Alberta for one full year before applying
-Ordinarily live in Alberta for at least six months each year with the exception of attending a formal program of study

You must be in good standing with the AFA with no open or outstanding projects or reporting requirements. Applicants, including ensembles, must not be incorporated under either provincial or federal legislation.

Ensembles and collectives are eligible if they are made up of members who meet the individual criteria.

Expenses and activities that are ineligible for AFA project funding include:

-Expenses for capital purchases, such as buildings or property, or for capital development, and studio construction or renovations
-Recreational training projects
-Projects undertaken as a part of a course of study (except training and development projects)
-Contracts for ongoing activities or artists pursuing projects similar in scope to usual activities with commissioner
-Expenses incurred prior to the application submission, including grant writer fees

Pre-Application Information:

Application deadlines are September 1, 2017 and February 1, 2018.

AFA only accepts applications through Grant Administration Tracking and Evaluation (GATE) online application system. AFA must receive your online application through GATE no later than 11:59 PM Mountain Time on the deadline date, unless the deadline falls on a statutory holiday or a weekend when it will be extended until the next working day.

First-time applicants will require a GATE username and password. Contact staff via email (details below) to obtain your GATE login information at least five business days prior to the application deadline.

You will be notified of the result of your application in writing within six months of the application deadline.

More information about grant adjudication may be found here:
https://www.affta.ab.ca/funding/adjudication

Application writing tips may be found here:
https://www.affta.ab.ca/funding-application-writing-tips

Video audition tips may be found here:
https://www.affta.ab.ca/funding/help-and-resources/video-audition-tips

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://gate.alberta.ca/gate/frontOffice.jsf

Email the following address to obtain your GATE login information: registrationafa@gov.ab.ca

Paul Reich, Arts Development Consultant
780-415-0287
paul.reich@gov.ab.ca

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Alberta