The Alberta Foundation for the Arts and the Canada Council for the Arts, in collaboration with the Calgary Arts Development Authority and the Edmonton Arts Council present the Alberta Creative Development Initiative: a three year grant initiative to support the development of professional artists and art organizations in Alberta. The grant to individuals is open to Alberta-based professional artists, art administrators and collectives working in all artistic disciplines and artistic practices. Full-time undergraduate students are not eligible to apply for this grant. The maximum grant that may be received from this initiative is $20,000. Artists may submit project proposals in the following categories: research, creation, production and (or) dissemination projects, professional development projects including residencies. Deadline is November 1, 2010.