UA&M COVID-19 Emergency Funding


Individual Artist Emergency Funding, Round 2



The Utah Individual Artist Emergency Funding Round 2 is a resource dedicated to supporting working artists residing in Utah who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Focused on lost income, these one-time relief funds of $500 will be provided to Utah artists for as long as the fund can sustain requests.

Please review the guidelines before applying. The guidelines provide important eligibility information and other application details.

Application Opens: Friday, November 6, 2020
Application Closes: DEADLINE EXTENDED. NEW DEADLINE Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5 p.m. MST


Other Funding



Create In Utah Phases 1 & 2 have closed. Here's a list of the grantees. 

Here is information about other state sources of CARES funding. Several Utah counties and cities are also announcing CARES Act funding. Please check with your city or county to see what may be available to your organization.

Cultural organizations that do not qualify for “Create In Utah” funding can receive funding through Utah Arts & Museums' FY21 General Operating Support Grants. 

Here is a link to a CARES Act tracking spreadsheet. This is a template that organizations receiving CARES Act funding may find useful. It is a tool to track expenses to ensure your organization is using CARES Act funds appropriately and to ensure the same expenses are not paid more than once.