Project Support Grants

Project grants can be used for a variety of activities by organizations that are not otherwise eligible for General Operating Support Grants.  Project Grants not the right fit? Look at our General Operating Support Grants.

Grants Frequently Asked Questions

Grant Opens: June 1, 2023
Grant Closes: June 30, 2023
Application Requirement: Museums that intend to apply must have a preliminary conversation with a member of the Museum Field

What Can We Apply For?
The purpose of the Small Museum Project Grant is to help support primarily small museums by encouraging the use of the best accepted industry practices in the preservation and management of collections, developing quality exhibitions and educational resources, and fostering public access to museums.  Maximum request amount is $2,500.

Who Can Apply?

  • Utah-based Museums that:
    • have been open to the public for at least one year prior to application
    • have completed a final report for any previously received funds from Utah Arts & Museums
    • have not applied for General Operating Support funding in the most recent round (FY24/FY25) or the FY24 Arts & Museums Project grant.

Can We See the Questions Before We Apply?
Yes! Please review the full grant guidelines before you apply. (FY24 Small Museum Project Guidelines).

    How Do We Apply
    Set up an appointment to meet with Emily Johnson to discuss your grant. Sign up for an appointment here
    Once you have reviewed the guidelines and questions, you may apply through our online grant portal. You will need a portal account to access our grant applications. If you do not have one, please submit a new user request through the portal or contact the grants staff. Creation of an account can take up to two days.

    When is the Grant Deadline?
    June 30, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. MST