Official State of Iowa Website Here is how you know

Note: This funding opportunity is no longer accepting applications. See below for resources to manage your grant award.

As part of its broader fiscal year 2022 grant funding strategy, the Iowa Arts Council transitioned its Art Project Grants, Capacity Building Grants and Cultural Heritage Project Grants to Resilience Grants for fiscal year 2022.

Apply for flexible support to undertake activities that expand organizational capacity, increase financial stability, promote equity and inclusion, and enhance programmatic offerings.

  • Who: Iowa Nonprofit Cultural, Humanities or Arts Organizations
  • What: $2,500 - $10,000 with a required 1:1 match
  • When: May 3, 2021 for the funding period of July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

How to Apply

  1. Read the guidelines
  2. Watch the informational webinar
  3. Drop in on virtual office hours via Zoom to ask program staff questions at 10:00 a.m., March 25 and April 20
    Office Hours Zoom Link
    Office Hours Zoom Call-In: 312-626-6799
    Meeting ID: 626 286 2564
  4. Submit the application

Manage Your Grant

Grantee Handbook

See the Grantee Handbook (FY22) 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 Awards History

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Project Title Sort descending Applicant City County Fiscal year Grant Amount
2021 Summer Youth Programming Rising Star Theatre Company Dubuque Dubuque 2022 $5,000.00
50th Anniversary Concert Dubuque Chorale Dubuque Dubuque 2022 $5,000.00
American Midwest Ballet Resilience Grant American Midwest Ballet Council Bluffs Pottawattamie 2022 $10,000.00
Ames "arts & culture" community events India Cultural Association of Central Iowa Ames Story 2022 $2,500.00
Ames Town and Gown Resilience Initiatives Ames Town and Gown Chamber Music Association Ames Story 2022 $5,000.00
Artistic Director Contract Salary Support Des Moines Vocal Arts Ensemble Des Moines Polk 2022 $5,000.00
Artists Sounds Maquoketa Art Experience Maquoketa Jackson 2022 $2,500.00
ARTivism through Creative Lens Gateway Dance Theatre Des Moines Polk 2022 $2,500.00
Bergman Commission Project Oneota Valley Community Orchestra Decorah Winneshiek 2022 $2,500.00
Bringing Blues Music Back to Davenport Mississippi Valley Blues Society Davenport Scott 2022 $5,000.00
Building a New Organization Website Historic General Dodge House Council Bluffs Pottawattamie 2022 $5,000.00
Cedar Arts Fest & CST Covid Adjustments Cedar Summerstock Theater Saint Ansgar Mitchell 2022 $7,500.00
Continuing to Increase Intercultural Awareness Indian Creek Nature Center Cedar Rapids Linn 2022 $10,000.00
Culturally Rich Wieting Art and Music Program Wieting Theatre Toledo Tama 2022 $5,000.00
DEAI / Public Art Planning & Learning Marshall County Arts & Culture Alliance Marshalltown Marshall 2022 $5,000.00
Des Moines Arts Festival Des Moines Arts Festival Des Moines Polk 2022 $10,000.00
Diversity of Performing Arts Offerings The Capitol Theater Foundation of Burlington Iowa Burlington Des Moines 2022 $5,000.00
DMYAT Looking Ahead: Resilience and Growth Des Moines Young Artists' Theatre Des Moines Polk 2022 $5,000.00
Educational Programming & Tour Support West Des Moines Historical Society West Des Moines Polk 2022 $5,000.00
Enhancing Technology, Data Collection & DEAI Efforts Heartland Youth Choir Des Moines Polk 2022 $7,500.00