CLOSED GRANT PROGRAMS

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PROJECT SUPPORT GRANTS

Project Support grants are awarded to individuals, groups, and nonprofit organizations for specific arts projects and programs which are determined to be of value to the community. Concerts, performances, festivals, workshops, and readings are examples of projects eligible for funding through Project Support grants. Project Support grants have an at least one-to-one cash matching requirement.

Projects must include community engagement activities. This includes projects and activities undertaken by an organization or group as part of a mission strategy to build deep relationships between the organization/group and the communities in which it operates for the purpose of achieving mutual benefit. (Definition courtesy of ArtsEngaged)

If awarded, a Project Support grant will be $500-$10,000

Grant Guidelines

GENERAL SUPPORT GRANTS

General Support grants assist arts organizations with general operating expenses and the continuation or expansion of arts programming in Salt Lake City.

Organizations funded in General Support must demonstrate high artistic/programming excellence and demonstrate a positive impact on the community.

The review of a General Support grant application includes an assessment of the advancement of artistic excellence, the budget (which must include a match of at least one-to-one), the quality of programming, community support, and number of people served.

If awarded, a General Support grant will be $1,000-$10,000

Grant Guidelines

ARTS LEARNING GRANTS

The Arts Learning grant category was established to support arts learning activities that reach youth of all means, backgrounds, and abilities in Salt Lake City. The funding for this category is intended to recognize the value of providing access and exposure to a wide variety of quality arts experiences and art forms for Salt Lake City’s youth. It is the intent of this category to provide grants that would support free programs or scholarships or sliding fee scales to enable access for all youth.

Projects must include community engagement activities. This includes projects and activities undertaken by an organization or group as part of a mission strategy to build deep relationships between the organization/group and the communities in which it operates for the purpose of achieving mutual benefit. (Definition courtesy of ArtsEngaged)

If awarded, an Arts Learning grant will be $500 to $10,000

Grant Guidelines

ARTIST-IN-THE-CLASSROOM GRANTS

Artist-in-the-Classroom grants provide funding for elementary schools in the Salt Lake City School District to support the placement of professional artists in the classroom during school hours. The Artist-in-the-Classroom program is designed, at the recommendation of district teachers and administrators, to augment existing arts activities in the schools and should not be used for after-school programming.

If awarded, the Artist-in-the-Classroom grant will be $2,000.

Grant Guidelines