The Utah Division of Arts & Museums is now accepting online applications for Nonprofit Arts Organization Sustainability grants. These grants provide funding to nonprofit arts organizations for general operating expenses throughout the year. The purpose of this funding is to ensure the cultural, civic, educational and economic benefits of the arts are accessible to every community in the state. The deadline to submit online applications is at 5 p.m. on September 2, 2010.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THIS GRANT
This Nonprofit Arts Organization Sustainability grant is for organizations that received funding from the Division of Arts & Museums/Utah Arts Council every year for the past three years. If your arts organization has not received consecutive funding for the last three years, you may be eligible for our Capacity Building Grant, which will open in a couple months.
This Nonprofit Arts Organization Sustainability grant is not for specific projects. It is for overall operating expenses. Project grants will be announced at a later date.
Matching funds are required for the Nonprofit Arts Organization Sustainability grants. Applicants are encouraged to go to www.artsandmuseums.utah.gov, click on “Funding” ? “Grants” ? and then the checkbox associated with Nonprofit Arts Organization Sustainability grants to download specific grant guidelines and requirements. Review and approval of this grant is determined by the Utah Arts Council Board of Directors and administered by the staff of the Division of Arts & Museums.
“These nonprofit organizations offer a variety of services to strengthen the arts in their communities and throughout Utah,” said Margaret Hunt, Utah Division of Arts & Museums Director. “We are proud to be able to offer this financial assistance to help arts organizations continue providing cultural and educational opportunities.”
For questions or assistance with the application process, please contact Katie Woslager at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 801.236.7550.