Apply for funding to support the creation and presentation of new artwork, development of an arts experience or formation of an arts education program. Art Project Grants provide support for arts activities that are accessible to Iowans and positively impact the vitality of the arts in Iowa.
Funding for the program is provided by the Iowa Legislature and by the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Who: Iowa Artists, Nonprofits, Schools, Local Governments
- What: $2,500 - $10,000 with 50% cash match requirement
- When: May 2, 2022 at 11:59 PM for the funding period of July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023.
How to Apply
Grant Writing Resources
Virtual Office Hours
Drop in on virtual office hours via Zoom to ask program staff questions. Potential applicants are welcome to join at any time during the following open hours to ask questions about applying to the program.
When and How to Join
11:00 a.m., April 4, 2022
11:00 a.m., April 28, 2022
Office Hours Zoom Link
Office Hours Call-In: 312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 626 286 2564
Automatic closed captioning will be provided. For additional accommodations, please contact the Accessibility Coordinator Lindsay Keast at 515-281-8352 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take a look at examples of previously submitted applications. Example applications are for reference only. Programs change from year to year so applicants should ensure they are responding to current application requirements.
Grant Terms and Definitions
Check out the glossary for definitions of grant terms used in the guidelines.
Manage Your Grant
See the Grantee Handbook to learn how to manage your grant, including contract compliance and publicity.
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.