Funding Opportunities

Performing Arts Booking Conference Scholarship – Open for fy20
  Utah Performing Artists & Performing Arts Presenters

The Performing Arts Program provides scholarships for professional presenters or performing artists to attend annual booking conferences. Booking conferences are gathering places for performing arts professionals.  These conferences provide opportunities for performing artists to market their art to presenters who are looking to bring performance to their communities. Booking conferences are also exceptional opportunities for artists to obtain professional development and network with other professionals in the field.
This link will open a list of regional booking conferences

Performing Artists Career Advancement Scholarship – Open for fy20
  Utah Performing Artists

The Performing Arts Program provides scholarships to support the professional development and career advancement of performing artists. These scholarships are specifically designed to help individuals who are professionally engaged in the performing arts. Projects can include but are not limited to: creation/design of marketing materials (photo, video, print, web, recording, etc.), conference registration, professional development, equipment purchase, etc.

If you are interested in applying please contact Jason Bowcutt, 801-236-7554, for a brief consultation prior to submission.

    • Guidelines – Performing Artist Career Advancement Scholarship
    • Application – This application is a Google Form and you will be required to sign in with a Google account. Please reach out to Jason Bowcutt if this is a problem, or 801-236-7554.
OnStage in Utah Grant – Closed for FY20
  Presenters Grant

OnStage in Utah recognizes the important role presenters play in linking performing artists with Utah audiences. Funding is available to Utah Presenters to support a public performance with a separate community outreach activity of an in-state or out-of-state performing artist. OnStage in Utah funding covers 50% of artistic fees up to $2,000.

Click here for more information

WESTAF’s TourWest Grant – Closed for FY20

TourWest is a competitive grant program that provides subsidies to arts and community organizations for the presentation of out-of-state touring performing artists. Projects must take place between September 1 and August 31. All projects must have one public performance and one educational outreach activity. TourWest standard performance grants are available in an amount of up to $2,500 or 50% of the artistic fees, whichever is less. Applicants may apply for up to two standard performance grants. Applications can be found on the TourWest website.


Jason Bowcutt
Performing Arts