Art Project Grant

    Apply for funding to support the creation and presentation of new artwork, development of an arts experience or formation of an arts education program. Project grants provide you support to positively impact the vitality of the arts in Iowa by creating arts opportunities that are accessible to all Iowans.

    • Who: Artists, Nonprofits, Schools, Communities
    • What: $1,000 - $10,000 with a required 1:1 match
    • When: Deadline to apply was May 1, 2017 for arts projects taking place July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018.

    How to Apply

    Applications for the Art Project Grant are not being accepted at this time.


    Manage Your Grant

    Grantee Handbook

    Download the Grantee Handbook (FY18) to learn how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.

    Final Report

    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.


    Grant Award History

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    Fiscal Year Applicant Project Grant Amount City County
    2014 Bell Tower Theater Free Summer Musical Young Frankenstein

    $8,000.00 Dubuque Dubuque
    2014 Julie Russell Steuart Manifestation Wolverine, Poetry by Ray Young Bear

    $1,800.00 Reinbeck Grundy
    2014 Max Wellman The Strings Album: Max Wellman and Sam Wells

    $4,884.00 Des Moines Polk
    2014 Friends of the Quad Cities East West Riverfest Year Two

    $5,000.00 Davenport Scott
    2014 Tim Olson Portraits from the Millwork District

    $5,566.00 Dubuque Dubuque

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