Help for Venues

SpaceFinder Alberta is a matchmaking tool for renters looking for creative space, and spaces looking to promote their rentals. Powered by nonprofit Fractured Atlas, SpaceFinder Alberta is free to list or search for space.

For “quick fix” answers see frequently answered questions below. Additional resources can be found in the SpaceFinder Knowledge Base.

For non-technical questions related to SpaceFinder Alberta, please contact spaces@calgaryartsdevelopment.com or calgaryartsdevelopment.com/spacefinder

Local leader Calgary Arts Development is actively seeking other municipalities and regions to participate in bringing this resource to all areas of the province. For more information about how your community can participate, please contact spaces@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

For questions related to your SpaceFinder account, Fractured Atlas’ friendly support staff are available Monday thru Friday via alberta@spacefinder.org.


I forgot my password, how do I reset it?

No problem! Click here: Reset My Password


How do I list my space?

Go to this link to get started, once you’ve submitted your listings, it takes 1-3 days for approval and publish.


My account was created someone else at my venue who is no longer there, how do I get access?

Rather than starting a new account from scratch, contact Fractured Atlas and we’ll update the Admin access on the existing SpaceFinder account for your space.


I have multiple spaces, can I just create one listing for my whole facility?

You could, but you are missing out on a smart (and free) marketing opportunity to promote of each individual space and be matched to renters search. We have a handy “clone” listing option, to save you time creating multiple listings.

For details, check out Using Clone to Create Multiple Listings


How much does it cost to list my space?

It is 100% free to list your space, upload a calendar, and accept online bookings. If you choose to secure payment from renters upfront, there is a fee for processing payment.


How can I boost my ranking in the directory?

SpaceFinder rewards boosted ranking to the listings who are offer more convenience to busy renters looking for space. Specifically uploading a calendar, enabling space requests, and accepting credit card payment are all ways to both offer convenience and boost your visibility.

For details, check out: How to get Boosted in Search Results


How do I upload a calendar to display up-to-date availability?

Uploading a calendar is a smart way to advertise your unbooked times to those actively looking for space. The most common online calendar people use on our system is Google, but you can also use Yahoo, Outlook, and MindBody. It’s an easy copy and paste of the calendar web address, just takes a few minutes and the calendar displayed in your listing automatically updates daily.

For details, check out: 3 Steps to Uploading a Calendar


How does online booking work?

Online booking is a great way to streamline rental requests, payment, receipts and automatic reminders to renters.

For details, check out: Booking Engine Features & Benefits


Can you offer help to venues curious about starting a rentals program from scratch?

Absolutely! WorkInCulture has collected resources just for you, including:


Do you offer any in person workshops for venues?

To request a workshop or webinar about SpaceFinder Alberta, contact Calgary Arts Development at spaces@calgaryartsdevelopment.com