The Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women has many grant programs that accept applications through multiple intakes on an annual basis.

Application deadlines are listed on individual grant pages.

Eligibility codes

To help narrow your grant search, check the codes at the end of each grant’s link. These letters show some of the most common eligibility categories:

  • B – business
  • FN – First Nation
  • I – individual
  • M – municipality
  • MS – Metis Settlement
  • NP – non-profit organization
  • PS – post-secondary institution
  • S – school (K-12)

Learn more about the full eligibility requirements for a specific grant by reviewing that grant’s page.


Community celebrations, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, personal artistic practices, arts programming and projects, Alberta's resident artist.


Cultural and sport events, capacity building and core operations, community programs and facilities, intercultural awareness and understanding.

Cultural industries

Books, magazines, sound recordings, film productions; art production, training, career development; marketing and research.


Conservation of historic places, interpret history, publications, historical knowledge base, heritage-based scholarship.

Screen-based industries

Films, television series, digital media; script development; post-production, visual effects, digital animation.

Sport and recreation

Recreation and physical activity programming, high performance athletes, operational needs, leadership development and certification.

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