CITY ARTS GRANTS PROGRAM

The City Arts Grants program is designed to provide financial support for arts programs and projects in Salt Lake City.

ANNUAL CITY ARTS GRANTS

General Operating Support Grant

OPEN until June 8, 2022 at 5p.m.

General Operating Support Grant Program Overview

The General Operating Support Grant Program assists arts nonprofits with general operating expenses and the continuation or expansion of arts programming in Salt Lake City. Organizations funded must demonstrate high artistic/programming excellence and demonstrate a positive impact on the community.

Grant Amounts: $2,500 – $10,000

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Project Support Grant

OPENING SOON!

Project Support Grants Program Overview

The Project Support Grant Program is designed to fund individuals, groups, and nonprofit organizations for specific arts projects and programs taking place in Salt Lake City. Concerts, performances, festivals, workshops, symposiums, exhibitions, and readings are examples of projects eligible for funding through Project Support grants.

Grants Amounts: $500 – $8,000

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Racial Equity and Inclusion Grant

CLOSED: Expected opening 2023

Racial Equity and Inclusion Grant Program Overview

The Racial Equity and Inclusion Grant Program is designed to cultivate greater and more consistent efforts and outputs related to racial equity, justice, inclusion, and liberation for nonprofits in our arts and culture sector.

We aim to distribute approximately $75,000 to an undetermined number of individual artists.

Grant Amounts: $2,500 – $15,000

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Tier 1 Artist Career Empowerment Grant

CLOSED: Expected opening 2023

Tier 1 Artist Career Empowerment Grant Program Overview

The Tier 1 Artist Career Empowerment Grant Program is designed to stimulate economic opportunity and benefit to both the individual artist recipient and creative entrepreneurs, as well as the arts and cultural sectors, the creative community, and the economic ecosystems of Salt Lake City. 

Grant Amounts: $10,000 – $15,000

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Tier 2 Artist Career Empowerment Grant

CLOSED: Expected opening 2023

Tier 2 Artist Career Empowerment Grant Program Overview

The Tier 2 Artist Career Empowerment Grant Program is designed to stimulate economic opportunity and benefit to both the individual artist recipient and creative entrepreneurs, as well as the arts and cultural sectors, the creative community, and the economic ecosystems of Salt Lake City. 

Grant Amounts: $500 – $2,500

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Artist-in-the-Classroom Grant

CLOSED: Expected opening Spring 2023

Artist-in-the-Classroom Grant Program Overview

The Artist-in-the-Classroom Grant Program provides funding for elementary schools in the Salt Lake City School District to support the placement of professional artists in the classroom during school hours. This residency program is designed to augment existing arts activities during the school-day and should not be used for after-school programming.

Grant Award: $3,000

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Access the ONLINE GRANTS PROCESS system here

PREVIOUS YEARS GRANTEES

2021-2022
2020-2021
2019-2020
2018-2019
2017-2018
2016-2017
2015-2016

QUESTIONS?

If you have any questions, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions first.

If your question is not answered please contact Salt Lake Arts Council Grants Program Coordinator, Susan Campbell at .