Arts Event Partnership Grant

    Arts Event Partnership Grants support the presentation of special events such as virtual or in-person conferences, festivals, symposiums and other public gatherings that contribute to the vitality of the arts in Iowa.

    Priority will be given to applications that fall outside the scope of the department’s regular granting programs. Program funding is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are depleted.

    Who: Artists, Nonprofits, Local Governments, Schools
    What: $1,000 - $2,500
    When: Rolling deadline

    How to Apply

    1. Read the guidelines
    2. Contact Program and Operations Coordinator Sarah Florian to discuss your proposal. 
    3. Staff will provide a unique link to complete the application if your proposal meets the intent of the program.

    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.