Gov. Gary Herbert has proposed an additional $6 million in grant funding for arts organizations, museums, and cultural groups.
The governor included the proposal as part of his budget presentation, highlighting the benefit of arts and culture for quality of life and community-focused growth. The funding is included in the proposed budget increase for the Department of Heritage & Arts, and the grants will be managed by the Division of Arts & Museums.
“These grants support organizations that build their community through arts and culture,” Arts & Museums Director Victoria Bourns said. “They provide experiences and resources that create vibrant communities throughout the state.”