Arts Grants

Funding Resources and Solutions

The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs offers many grant funding opportunities to help strengthen Iowa’s arts, culture, and creative sector and the humanities.

Please see below for a menu of current grant funding programs for activities taking place in fiscal year 2023 (starting July 1, 2022).

Check the calendar often for additional funding opportunities provided by the department and other organizations.

Do you have funding available for Iowa artists, organizations or communities? Post the opportunity.

  • American Rescue Plan Arts Grant - Artists

  • American Rescue Plan Arts Grant - Organizations

  • American Rescue Plan Humanities Grant

  • Art Project Grant

  • Artist Catalyst Grant

  • Cultural Capacity Building Grant

  • Cultural Leadership Partners

  • Folk Arts Learning Grant

  • Greenlight Grant

  • Humanities Project Grant

  • Iowa Artist Fellowship Program

  • Iowa Arts & Culture Marketing Grant

  • Iowa Arts & Culture Resilience Grant - Artists

  • Partnership Grant

  • School Arts Experience Grant

  • Strengthening Communities Grant