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The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) is pleased to offer a variety of information sessions and professional development workshops to the Edmonton arts community. Past workshops have included Grant 101 presentations, workshops for upcoming grants, public art workshops, arts marketing sessions and more.


2017 CIP Festival Seed Grant Information Session

The Edmonton Arts Council is pleased to invite representatives from new and emerging festival organizations to attend an information workshop on the 2017 Community Investment Program Festival Seed grant. The CIP Festival Seed Grant is intended to provide limited assistance to resident non-profit organizations for the purpose of funding new or emerging festivals. The deadline for grant applications is October 1, 2016.

The session will provide information that is particularly relevant to festival representatives who are filling out the grant application for the first time.

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Location: Prince of Wales Armouries (10440 – 108 Ave) in the Governor’s Boardroom, Rm. 213

Pre-register by contacting Justina Watt at jwatt@edmontonarts.ca or 780-424-2787 Ext. 243 by September 1, 2016.


2017 Cultural Diversity in the Arts (CDA) Project Grant 

The Edmonton Arts Council will be hosting two Cultural Diversity in the Arts Project Grant workshops to inform artists and community members about the grant application process for this program. The deadline for grant applications is October 15, 2016.

In addition to a short introduction to eligibility requirements, the session will feature a panel discussion with former grant recipients & jury members who will provide insight into how they approached their applications and their artistic projects. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to work with grant officials in small groups to discuss components of the application i.e. resume, budget, project description.

The following individuals are encouraged to attend:

  • Artists of any artistic discipline that identify themselves as members of culturally diverse communities.
  • Agency contacts/community members who can use the information to inform artists in their communities about the CDA Project Grant opportunity.

Workshop #1
Date: Monday, September 12, 2016
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Program Room, Jasper Place Library Branch (9010 – 156 St. NW)

Workshop #2
Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
Location: Program Room, Whitemud Crossing Library Branch (4211 – 106 St. NW)

Please direct questions to Kristina De Guzman, Community Liaison Officer at kdeguzman@edmontonarts.ca or 780.424.2787 ext 242.


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