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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 Sort ascending Applicant City County Fiscal year Grant Amount
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Cedar Rapids Linn 2016 $15,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Family Museum of Arts and Science Bettendorf Scott 2017 $15,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Grand Opera House Dubuque Dubuque 2016 $10,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Des Moines Performing Arts Des Moines Polk 2016 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Waterloo Community Playhouse Waterloo Black Hawk 2017 $12,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Blanden Art Museum Fort Dodge Webster 2017 $10,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Iowa Arboretum Ames Story 2016 $10,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Red Cedar Chamber Music Marion Linn 2017 $10,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Ballet Quad Cities Rock Island Out of State 2017 $10,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Figge Art Museum Davenport Scott 2016 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Old Creamery Theatre Company Amana Iowa 2017 $12,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Des Moines Symphony Orchestra Des Moines Polk 2017 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Dubuque Dubuque 2016 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Octagon Center for the Arts Ames Story 2017 $10,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Des Moines Playhouse Des Moines Polk 2017 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum Decorah Winneshiek 2016 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Des Moines Art Center Des Moines Polk 2017 $20,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Grout Museum District Waterloo Black Hawk 2017 $15,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Salisbury House Des Moines Polk 2016 $12,000.00
Cultural Leadership Partner Operating Support Muscatine Art Center Muscatine Muscatine 2017 $10,000.00