American Rescue Plan Arts Grant - Artists

    This funding opportunity has closed. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions via email by November 1, 2021.

    American Rescue Plan Arts Grants are intended to reinvigorate arts and culture in communities across the state by supporting jobs and putting Iowa’s creative sector back to work.

    Funding for the program is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, through the American Rescue Plan to the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.

    • Who: Iowa Artists, including Performing and Visual Artists, Filmmakers, Musicians, Creative Writers
    • What: $500 - $10,000
    • When: October 1, 2021 for the funding period of July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022

    How to Apply

    1. Read the guidelines.
    2. Watch the recorded informational webinar.
    3. Drop in on virtual office hours via Zoom to ask program staff questions at 11:00 a.m., September 16, 23 and 30.
      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

    See the Grantee Handbook (FY22) to le how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.

    Final Report

    As a grant recipient, you must complete a final report form at the end of the process and share the impact of the project on the arts and culture in Iowa.


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