Contact: Victoria Panella Bourns 385-468-7057
The application deadline for Tier II organizations is Friday, March 29, 2013. Electronic copies of the applications and the application guide can be found on the ZAP website at www.zap.slco.org. For more information please call 385-468-7057.
Applicants must be non-profit organizations with federal IRS 501c3 status or a cultural agency of a county, municipal, township or community council. ZAP Tier II funding is awarded to organizations that have a clear arts or cultural purpose and fit into one of the qualified arts or cultural disciplines (music, history, art, dance, natural history, theatre, etc.)
Tier II application workshops will be offered to assist in understanding and completing the application. The application and evaluation process has been streamlined, so all applicants are strongly encouraged to attend. Tier II application workshops will be held Thursday, February 28 at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. and Friday, March 15 at 9:00 a.m. in room N4017 of the Salt Lake County Government Center at 2001 South State Street. Parking is available in the covered parking terrace east of the North Building. Each workshop will cover the same material and will last approximately one hour. Reservations are not required.
For the past decade, Salt Lake County has collected one additional penny on every ten dollars spent within Salt Lake County for the Zoo, Arts and Parks Program. Funding is allocated through a competitive process, overseen by volunteer advisory boards. Final funding recommendations are approved by the Salt Lake County Council.
The application deadline for Tier I and Zoological organizations is Friday, May 17, 2013. More information will be forthcoming.