The Alberta Culture Days grant application is now open

::::The Alberta Culture Days grant application is now open

Visit the website to apply.

How do I apply?

  1. Read the guidelines to ensure you fill in your application properly.
  2. Fill in the application form and provide the budget template, cover letter and necessary documents as outlined in the grant guidelines.
  3. Go through the checklist to ensure you are submitting all the required documents.

Helpful Tip:
Clearly articulate what you are planning in your cover letter. Provide as much detail as possible.

Levels of Funding

  • Feature Celebration Site – Sites offering three days of family-friendly programming during Alberta Culture Days, eligible for up to $10,000 in funding support.
  • Host Celebration Site – Sites offering two days of family-friendly programming during Alberta Culture Days, eligible for up to $5,000.
  • Pop Up Celebration Site – Sites offering one day of family-friendly programming during Alberta Culture Days, eligible for up to $1,000.

The grant application deadline is April 4, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

The benefits of hosting an event include:

  • Creating opportunities for artists to exhibit, demonstrate and perform their art.
  • Bringing the community together to celebrate local culture.
  • Working with other cultural organizations to build relationships that benefit future collaborations.
  • Reaching new audiences.

Remember to register your event on the national Culture Days calendar.

The benefits of hosting an event include:

  • Creating opportunities for artists to exhibit, demonstrate and perform their art.
  • Bringing the community together to celebrate local culture.
  • Working with other cultural organizations to build relationships that benefit future collaborations.
  • Reaching new audiences.

Remember to register your event on the national Culture Days calendar.

Be a Mentor with the Alberta’s Future Leaders program

The Alberta’s Future Leaders Program (AFL) collaborates with Indigenous communities in Alberta to provide a multi-summer youth program. Youth are engaged through sport, arts, recreation, leadership, and cultural activities facilitated by mentors living and working in the community.

What is the role of an AFL Mentor?

AFL host communities will each employ two AFL mentors from April 28 to August 22, 2019.

As a mentor, you will:

  • Be employed by an Indigenous community in Alberta
  • Build strong relationships with youth and community
  • Promote active and creative lifestyles
  • Organize and coordinate daily sport, arts, recreation, leadership and cultural activities with a fellow mentor
  • Deliver engaging and purposeful programming that responds to community needs
  • Fulfill AFL program requirements and community expectations while navigating complex relationships

How much are Mentors paid?

Mentors are contract employees of the host community and will be paid a salary of $14,400 for the summer. Mentor housing will be provided by the host community.

What is the closing date for applications?

Applications with cover letter and resume will be accepted until March 3, 2019.

All applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted with interviews taking place in early March.

To apply online and for more detailed job information, please visit the AFL website.

For questions email: ctfutureleaders@gov.ab.ca or call 780-422-9254

2019-02-22T15:54:30-06:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: FUNDING/GRANTS/AWARDS|Tags: , |
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