This funding supports the public presentation of professional artists by reimbursing a portion of professional artists’ fees for the preceding year.
GATE will be undergoing maintenance on Nov. 27-28. As such, the deadline for Arts Presenting applications is now Dec. 2 @ 11:59 pm.
Who can apply?
To be eligible for this funding, applicants must be one of the following:
registered not-for-profit organizations
Indian Bands as defined by the Indian Act R.S.C. 1985, C.I-5
Métis Settlements recognized under the Métis Settlements Act R.S.A. 2000, C.M14
organizations registered under the Agriculture Societies Act
organizations recognized under the Post-Secondary Institutions Act (by Faculty or Department)
Organizations must also:
be registered and in good standing in Alberta under the appropriate legislation for at least one year prior to the deadline
be in good standing with the AFA with no outstanding reporting requirements
have been in operation for at least one full year prior to the deadline
have at least 50 percent of the organization’s board members, or ruling council, living in the community or region where the presentations are given
demonstrate adherence to good governance principles, effective administration practices and commitment to fiscal responsibility
demonstrate financial stability, in the judgment of the AFA, for at least one year
operate as a stand-alone organization at arm’s length from municipalities, commercial enterprises or schools
be the primary organizer and producer of the event by directly paying professional artists and/or artist-affiliated organizations (for example: artist managers or booking agents) for professional artist fees
have a policy of presenting at least three different touring professional artists during the twelve-month period from November 15 to November 14, immediately prior to the grant deadline
organizations based in rural areas with a population of less than 3,000 may apply even if fewer than three artists are presented.