Grants Program

The AMA is offering Grants Program Workshops to provide an overview of the changes to the Grants Program as well as an in-depth look at the Application and Evaluation processes.
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For more information about the changes to the Grants Program, please click here.

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:


The Institutional grant  provides funding to eligible Institutional Members to complete projects in the following sections:  Museums and Society, Governance and Operations, 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. 

Login to your account to access Grant Writing Tools. Grant Forms can be accessed through the Document Library or in the Members Only section.


For more information, please contact the Grants Program Lead.