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Cultural Leadership Partners

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

Demonstrate your investment in a rich cultural environment that improves the quality of life for all Iowans by becoming a Cultural Leadership Partner. Partners are designated every three years and receive grant funds to support operating and programmatic costs throughout the three-year cycle. Cultural Leadership Partners demonstrate an exemplary record of programming, managerial excellence and community service on a year-round basis to the citizens of Iowa; sound fiscal and managerial practices; and deliberate community outreach and involvement.

  • Who: Iowa Nonprofit Cultural, Humanities or Arts Organizations
  • What: Designation and $30,000 - $60,000 in funding over a three year period
  • When: May 3, 2021 for the funding period of July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2024

 

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 18 and April 15
    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

Download the Grantee Handbook 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.

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Grant Awards History

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Project Title Applicant City County Fiscal year Sort descending Grant Amount
Des Moines Symphony Association Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Des Moines Symphony Association Des Moines Polk 2015 $20,000.00
Ballet Quad Cities Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Ballet Quad Cities Rock Island Rock Island 2015 $10,000.00
Quad Cities Jewish Heritage Traveling Exhibit Putnam Museum and Science Center Davenport Scott 2015 $5,000.00
Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra Association Inc. Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra Association Inc. Cedar Rapids Linn 2015 $20,000.00
Grand Opera House Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Grand Opera House Dubuque Dubuque 2015 $10,000.00
Quad City Arts Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Quad City Arts Rock Island Rock Island 2015 $15,000.00
Composers' Commissions and Composition Performance Quad City Symphony Orchestra Association Davenport Scott 2015 $10,000.00
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library Cultural Leadership Partner Grant National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library Cedar Rapids Linn 2015 $20,000.00
National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Grant National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Dubuque Dubuque 2015 $20,000.00
Art Center Association of Sioux City Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Art Center Association of Sioux City Sioux City Woodbury 2015 $15,000.00
Self-Taught Genius Figge Art Museum Davenport Scott 2015 $10,000.00
Iowa Children's Museum Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Iowa Children's Museum Coralville Johnson 2015 $15,000.00
Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Dubuque Dubuque 2015 $12,000.00
Sioux City Museum & Historical Association Sioux City Museum & Historical Association Sioux City Woodbury 2015 $12,000.00
40th Anniversary Commemorative Artwork Metro Arts Alliance of Greater Des Moines Des Moines Polk 2015 $10,000.00
Putnam Museum and Science Center Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Putnam Museum and Science Center Davenport Scott 2015 $20,000.00
Dubuque Museum of Art Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Dubuque Museum of Art Dubuque Dubuque 2015 $10,000.00
Sioux City Sympony Association Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Sioux City Sympony Association Sioux City Woodbury 2015 $17,770.00
2014-2015 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Des Moines Performing Arts Des Moines Polk 2015 $10,000.00
Amana Heritage Society Cultural Leadership Partner Grant Amana Heritage Society Amana Iowa 2015 $10,000.00