Grants Program

The AMA Grants Program provides funds to qualifying Individual and Institutional Members through the financial support of the lottery-funded Alberta Historical Resources Foundation.

Grants Program categories:

Conference 

The Conference grant provides funds to eligible Individual and Institutional Members to assist with the costs associated with attending the AMA Annual Conference. Eligible expenses can include travel and accommodations or registration costs.

Institutional 

The Institutional grant  provides funding to eligible Institutional Members to complete projects in the following sections:  Museums and Society, Administration, Collections, and Programming. The Partnership grant is also available for a project involving two or more institutions. This grant encourages applicants to undertake projects that directly respond to needs identified by their communities and demonstrate leadership within the museum sector.

Professional Development 

The Professional Development grant provides funding to eligible Individual and Institutional Members as they undertake professional and personal learning opportunities to increase the overall body of knowledge of the Alberta museum community.

Operational Staffing

The Operational Staffing grant provides funding to eligible Institutional Members to build capacity by contributing to the wages of core museum staff. 

General Operations

The General Operations grant provides funding to eligible Institutional Members to assist with operating costs associated with running a museum including utilities, insurance, staffing, and audit fees.

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For more information, please contact the Grants Program Lead.