Utah Arts & Museums offers several grant opportunities for educators and schools. The chart below provides information on grant offerings:
|GRANT OPPORTUNITIES||BASIC INFORMATION||APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE||FUNDING REQUEST||DEADLINE|
|Arts Education Artist-in-Residence Grants||Provide schools|
with an artist for a
|Arts Education FY16 Guidelines||$700 to|
|March 20, 2015 for FY16|
|Arts Education Project Grants||Provide for a comprehensive arts education project utilizing the services of artists or artistic companies||Arts Education FY16 Guidelines||$1,000 to $10,000||March 20, 2015 for FY16|
|Arts Education Teacher-Initiated Project Grants||Provide opportunities for teachers to gain skills and knowledge in an artistic discipline of their choice||Arts Ed TIP Grant Guidelines FY16||$500||Reviewed Quarterly|
|Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program||Please visit the Utah State Office of Education for more information.|
*Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) runs from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Fiscal Year 2016 (FY16) runs from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Deadlines are subject to change.
Applying for Grants?
Visit uamgrants.org to access your online application. Please make sure to view the grant guidelines prior to starting your online application to ensure eligibility.
All applicants are required to have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, a unique nine-digit identification number provided by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) and required for all applicants for federal grants and cooperative agreements. DUNS numbers are required for our regional and federal reports and help us track Utah’s creative vitality. Obtaining a DUNS number is absolutely free for all entities securing the number to apply for grants. In any correspondence with D&B, be sure to identify yourself as a grant applicant. For a tutorial on applying for a DUNS number, click HERE.
The artists on the Teaching Artist Roster represent crafts, creative writing, dance, film/video, folk traditions, mime, music, photography, sculpture, theater, storytelling, and visual arts. All artists on this roster have been officially approved by peer panels, the Arts Education Board Committee and the Utah Arts Council Board of Directors. Click HERE to find out more information about applying for the Teaching Artist Roster.
Visit the Teaching Artist Roster on
AE Grant Budget Forms
AE Community and Involvement Access Form
Click on the link to download the AE Community Involvement Form FY16. This form needs to be completed by schools and school districts applying for Arts Education Artist-in-Residence or Project Grants and then uploaded to the grant application. If you have trouble with the Community Involvement Form, please make certain that you have the latest version of Adobe Reader. Also make certain to download it to your computer’s desktop before entering information.
All forms are in Microsoft Word format.
- Artist-in-Residence Artist Evaluation Form
- Arts Education Project Artist Evaluation Form
- Teacher-Initiated Project Evaluation Form
- Arts Education Technical Assistance Form
- Arts Education Media Release Form
Contact Jean Tokuda Irwin at email@example.com or 801.236.7557. For technical assistance with the grant application, contact Laurel Cannon Alder at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801.236.7550 or or David Wicai at email@example.com or 801-236-7547