The Iowa Arts Council has transitioned the School Arts Experience grant program to Virtual Arts Experience grants for fiscal year 2021.
Click here for Virtual Arts Experience grant information and guidelines.
Apply for funding to support a field trip to an arts event, an in-school artist residency or equipment for your arts classroom. This grant is an updated, expanded version of the former Big Yellow School Bus Grant. Applications are now awarded based on funding priorities rather than first come-first serve basis.
- Who: Schools
- What: $200-$1,000
How to Apply
The School Arts Experience grant program is not currently accepting applications. Please see the Virtual Arts Experience grant for current opportunities. Past School Arts Experience grant recipients can access the program guidelines online.
Manage Your Grant
See the Grantee Handbook (FY20) 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.