Utah Arts & Museums awards over $1.7 Million dollars in grants every year to support and assist arts organizations, cultural organizations, and museums across the state of Utah. Grant opportunities are available for schools and educators, nonprofit organizations, local arts agencies/municipalities, and artists. Grant funding is provided by the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts. Grants are competitive and panel-reviewed. Bring us your great ideas!
To enable organizations and groups, whose primary mission may or may not be the arts, to develop and provide unique arts-based projects for the general public. Project B activities must occur between Jan 1 – June 30, 2019. Funding Range: $500 to $2,000
October 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. MST
Folk Arts Cultural Preservation Grants assist individual artists, organizations, and cultural communities in the documentation, preservation, and presentation of traditional art forms. Funds up to $1,500.
Folk Arts Apprenticeship scholarships support master folk artists to work with an apprentice. Funds up to $3,000.
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Competitive funding available to presenters to support a public performance as well as a separate community engagement activity. Funding can be awarded for performances of in-state or out-of-state artists. Funding Range: 50% of artists fees up to $2,000.
Arts Learning Grants
Funding for interactive and comprehensive arts education-based projects where a qualified teaching artist(s) works with a specific community population, organization, or school. Funding range $2,000-$7,000.
Local Arts Agencies
For designated Local Arts Agencies (also known as Local Arts Councils) to provide general operating support to ensure that the cultural, civic, educational and economic benefits of the arts are accessible to every community in the state.
Funding Range: Up to $15,000
Arts General Operating Support grants are for arts organizations with paid staff that have received 3+ years of funding from UA&M since 2012. There are no tiers in this category this year. Organizations may not request more than 5% of their general operating budget.
Museums General Operating Support: General operating support grants for museums open more than 1,000 hours per year, and have 2+ years of non-consecutive funding from UA&M.
Museum Project Tier III: Project grants for museums that are open fewer than 1,000 hours per year or are new to our grant program.
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Already have an account? Visit uamgrants.utah.gov to access your online application.
New to our online grants system?
You can request access to the grants portal here. It can take up to two days to get access to the portal, so please plan ahead! If you encounter any problems, please contact: Laurel Cannon Alder, Grants Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Racquel Cornali, Grants Coordinator, at email@example.com or 801.236.7541 for login information.
Please note: All applications must be submitted through this portal.