Professional Development Grant
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
All Individual Members must be ratified and hold an active
membership, before the date of submission, in order to be eligible
for Professional Development Grants.
Please note: The following changes to the
Professional Development Grant have been made for the 2021 - 2022
granting year to reflect the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 public
health restrictions and to ensure the funds available have an
immediate impact for as many members of the sector as possible.
- Opportunities must be completed no later than ten months after
the grant is awarded.
- Retroactive applications will be accepted up to eight months
after an opportunity takes place.
- If you have unspent funds from the Use of Funds in Response to
COVID-19 extensions from 2020, you must contact the Program Lead at
Overview and Guidelines
Jury Scoring Sheet
Sustainability Working Group Report
Competencies for Museum Leadership -
Competencies for Museum Leadership - Full
Sample Application Narratives in
the Members Only Section
How can I learn more about the Grants Program?
Draft Review is available. Submit your application narrative
through the website using the Grant Application Form submission
button, located in the Members Only section.
Draft Review deadlines:
- June 11, 2021, by 4.30 p.m.
- January 11, 2022, by 4.30 p.m.
Formal Application deadlines:
- July 2, 2021, by 4:30 p.m.
- February 1, 2022, by 4:30 p.m.
For more information on the Grants Program, please