Utah Arts & Museums awards over $1.6 million dollars in grants to assist arts organizations, museums, schools, educators, local arts councils, cultural organizations, and folk artists across the state of Utah. Grants are competitive and reviewed by community panels. Grant funding is provided by the State of Utah and the National Endowment for the Arts. Bring us your great ideas!

General Operating Support (GOS) Grants

Click on the appropriate tab for additional information about General Operating Support Grants. General Operating Support Grants provide funding for organizations whose missions either primarily arts or museums.

Project Support Grants

Arts Learning


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.

Grants will open on February 1, 2019 and will be due March 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Teacher-Initiated Project (TIP)
Application is now a professional development opportunity and has been moved to the Arts Education Program.

OnStage In Utah


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.


> Guidelines will be available May 2019

Folk Art


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.


> Guidelines will be available May 2019

Arts Project


Arts Project Grants enable organizations and groups (whose missions are not primarily arts-based) to develop and provide arts-based projects that are open and accessible to the general public.

The Arts Project Grant is currently on-hold for evaluation.

Four Corners School of Outdoor Discovery

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