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Aboriginal Arts Development Awards Programs

Final Reports, Interim Reports and Templates found at bottom of this page.
 
The First Peoples' Cultural Council offers arts funding through the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards in four categories:
  • Emerging Individual Artists – The Individual Artists program is intended for Aboriginal artists who have a demonstrated commitment to their artistic practice in any artistic discipline—visual, music, dance, theatre, literary or media, and including the contemporary practice of traditionally based forms.
    • Click here for Individual Artist Guidelines and Application Forms
    • Arts Grant Recipient List - Individual Artists - 2017: [PDF]
  • Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations - The Sharing Traditional Arts Across Generations Program is intended for Aboriginal arts organizations, collectives and artists who have a demonstrated commitment to their artistic practice in any traditionally based artistic discipline—visual, music, dance or story. The program will assist with projects that have the transmission of traditional arts skills and knowledge as their primary focus.
    • Click here for Sharing Arts Across Generations Guidelines and Application Forms
    • Arts Grant Recipient List- Sharing Traditional Arts - 2017: [PDF
  • Organizations and Collectives - The Organizations and Collectives program is intended for Aboriginal organizations and established unincorporated arts collectives with a demonstrated commitment to Aboriginal arts development and practice.
    • Click here for Organizations and Collectives Guidelines and Application Forms
    • Arts Grant Recipient List - Organizations & Collectives - 2017: [PDF]
  • Aboriginal Arts Administrator Internships - The Arts Administrator Internship Program will support internship and training opportunities for individuals who have a demonstrated commitment to arts administration and cultural management. 
    • Click here for Arts Administrator Internships Guidelines and Application Forms
    • Arts Grant Recipient List - Arts Administrator Internships - 2017 : [PDF]
  • Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts- The Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts Program is intended to encourage youth participation in creative and artistic activity in all disciplines- visual, music, dance, theatre, literary or media, and including the contemporary practice of traditionally based forms. Projects should implement new arts activities that focus on engaging youth between the ages of 15 and 30.
    • Click here for Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts Guidelines and Application Forms
    • Arts Grant Recipient List - Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts - 2017: [PDF]

Please note: For the purposes of this program, the term “Aboriginal artists” includes status, non-status, Métis and/or Inuit

Deadline:
Next application deadline is Wednesday, October 31, 2018 

Click here
to view the Grant Writing Handbook

Confirmation of Participation Letter Template
[PDF]


Final Reports

Aboriginal Arts Development Awards (AADA) and Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts (AYEA) recipients are required to submit interim and final reports for their projects. This reporting assists First Peoples’ Cultural Council in its ongoing efforts to demonstrate the value and relevance of the AADA program. You will not be eligible to apply to our programs until the Final Report is submitted.

AADA Individual Final Report:  [Word]    [PDF]   [Fillable PDF]
AADA Sharing Traditional Arts Final Report:  [Word]    [PDF]   [Fillable PDF]
AADA Organizations and Collectives Final Report:   [Word]     [PDF]    [Fillable PDF]
AADA Arts Administration Internship Final Report:     [Word]    [PDF]    [Fillable PDF]
Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts Final Report     [Word]    [PDF]    [Fillable PDF]

Interim Reports

AADA Interim Report:  [Word]    [PDF]   
AYEA Interim Report:  [Word]    [PDF]   

*Fill-able PDF requires the latest version of Adobe Reader to save your document

For more information, please contact:
Angela Marston: angela@fpcc.ca
Nikki Thomas: nikki@fpcc.ca

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