RADF Investment: $315,000
Other Investment: $122,624
Total Investment: $437,624
Project Period: April 2009–June 2011
Support from the Rural Alberta Development Fund will allow development of a sustainable and vibrant year-round arts and culture program for the West Yellowhead region of Alberta. The program will be centred in Hinton. It will bring together smaller urban and cultural arts organizations, and deliver arts programs such as theatre, visual arts, and music throughout the region.
The program will be managed by the Yellowhead Regional Arts Festival Society. Society partners include the municipalities of Hinton, Edson, Jasper, and Grande Cache, along with Yellowhead County and several regional businesses.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: