American Rescue Plan Arts Grants are intended to reinvigorate arts and culture in communities across the state by supporting jobs and putting Iowa’s creative sector back to work.
Funding for the program is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, through the American Rescue Plan to the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.
- Who: Iowa Nonprofits, Local Governments and Higher Education Institutions
- What: $2,500 - $20,000
- When: October 1, 2021 for the funding period of July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022
How to Apply
- Read the guidelines
- Watch the recorded informational webinar.
- Drop in on virtual office hours via Zoom to ask program staff questions at 11:00 a.m., September 15, 22 and 29.
Office Hours Zoom Link
Office Hours Zoom Call-In: 312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 626 286 2564
- Submit the application
Manage Your Grant
See the Grantee Handbook (FY22) to learn how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.
As a grant recipient, you must complete the final report form at the end of the process and share the impact of the project on arts and culture in Iowa.