Organization Operating Grant

The Organization Operating Grant assists Alberta-based companies engaged in the production of books, eBooks, magazines or sound recordings. Grants may be used to assist with all normal, annual operating expenses.

Grant calculations are based on a company’s three year average annual cost of goods sold (COGS) expenditures, summarized in the chart below:

COGS
≤ $10,000
$10,001 - $99,999
≥ $99,999
Minimum Grant
$5,000
$10,000
$20,000
Maximum Grant
$25,000
$50,000
$100,000

All applications are assessed by an expert panel, which may make additional funding recommendations to the Department over and above the base amount.

Contact: 1-888-813-1738 or email Cultural Industries for detailed information.

Applying for Grants

Please review the grant guidelines before applying.

Deadline to apply is June 1. When deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline is extended to the end of the next business day.

Returning applicants: Please submit your application online.

New applicants: If you are a first time applicant, you must contact program staff for a preliminary eligibility assessment and provide all required information at least one month prior to the June 1 application deadline.

You will also need to set up an applicant profile before you begin your application. To do this, please register by emailing the Alberta Media Fund and include your first and last name, your company's name and a preferred email address. You will then be contacted you with your login credentials.

You may begin your online application once your applicant profile is completed.

For more information on applying for this grant, please refer to the Guide for Organization Operating Grant Applications.

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Last reviewed/revised: March 11, 2017
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