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!


Arts Project

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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

Deadline
October 5, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. MST

> Guidelines

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Folk Arts

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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.

Deadline for BOTH grants 
Closed

> Preservation Guidelines      
> Apprenticeship Guidelines

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OnStage In Utah

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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.

Deadline
Closed

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Capacity Building

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This grant helps build the capacity of nonprofit organizations whose primary mission is arts-related through funding general operating expenses. This grant is now closed.
Funding Range: Up to $2,500

Deadline
Closed

> Guidelines

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Arts Learning Grants

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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.

Deadline
Closed

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Local Arts Agencies

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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

Deadline
Closed

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Operating Support

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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.

Deadline
Closed

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Museum Grants

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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.

Deadline
Closed
> Guidelines

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.

Deadline
Closed 

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Grants Login

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 lalder@utah.gov801.236.7550 or Racquel Cornali, Grants Coordinator, at rcornali@utah.gov or 801.236.7541 for login information.

Please note: All applications must be submitted through this portal.