Arts Build Communities Grant

    Apply for funding to support an arts project that addresses a civic challenge or issue facing your community. Grant recipients will receive technical assistance to help develop the project from either Iowa State University, University of Iowa or University of Northern Iowa.

    Who: Nonprofits, Schools, Communities
    What: $10,000
    When: The next deadline to apply for this biennial grant program will be May 1, 2019 for arts projects taking place between July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020.

    How to Apply

    Applications for the Arts Build Communities 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.