In Calgary, there are numerous projects that support newcomers in the community. Follow the links below to for current funding opportunities:
Grants now available for Alberta Culture Days
Communities and organizations are invited to apply for funding to host Alberta Culture Days events to showcase their arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit.
Federal Funding Opportunity
There is a federal funding opportunity through the Department of Canadian Heritage to support Canada’s strength as a diverse and inclusive society. They are funding events, projects, community capacity building, community support for Black Canadian Youth, and youth led projects. More information can be found at the following website:
Alberta Culture and Tourism’s Anti-Racism Community Grant Program
In July 2018, Minister of Culture and Tourism Ricardo Miranda announced the Anti-racism Community Grant program in Calgary. This initiative is a key part of the Government of Alberta’s Taking Action Against Racism report.
In addition, you may be interested in a new grant program the federal government just introduced, Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives Program. There are more details to follow, which Amy Huwang from Canadian Heritage will update us later. News release here: