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Aboriginal Arts Development Awards Programs

 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. Please go to the Individuals Program Page for Guidelines and Application Forms.
    • Funding for Individual Artists
    • Recipient List - Individual Artists - 2015/16: [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. Please go to the Sharing Traditional Arts Page for Guidelines and Application Forms.
    • Funding for Sharing Arts Across Generations
    • Recipient List- Sharing Traditional Arts - 2015/16: [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. Please go to the Organizations & Collectives Program Page for Guidelines and Application Forms.
    • Funding for Organizations and Collectives
    • Recipient List - Organizations & Collectives - 2015/16: [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. Please go to the Internships Program Page for Guidelines and Application Forms.
    • Funding for Arts Administrator and Cultural Manager Internships
    • Recipient List - Aboriginal Arts Administrator Internships - 2015/16 : [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. Please go to the Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts Program page for Guidelines and Application Forms.
    • Funding for Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts
    • Recipient List - Aboriginal Youth Engaged in the Arts - 2015/16: [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 Monday, October 31, 2016


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.

AADA Interim Report:  [Word]  [PDF]
AADA Individual Final Report:  [Word]  [PDF]
AADA Sharing Traditional Arts Final Report:  [Word]  [PDF]
AADA Organizations and Collectives Final Report:   [Word]  [PDF]
AADA Arts Administration Internship Final Report:   [Word]  [PDF]
AYEA Interim Report:  [Word] [PDF]
AYEA Final Report:     [Word] [PDF]
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For more information, please contact:
Cathi Charles Wherry: cathi@fpcc.ca
Kyla Schorneck: kyla@fpcc.ca

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