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Arts Education Grants

Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) runs from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018.

Arts Learning Grant

Arts Learning Grants provide funding for interactive and comprehensive arts education-based projects lead by qualified teaching artist(s) within a specific community population, organization, or school.

Deadline:   March 23, 2018 at 5pm
Funding Range: $2,000-$7,000
Arts Learning Grant Budget Forms 

Teacher-Initiated-Project – Guidelines

Provides opportunities for teachers to gain skills and knowledge in an artistic discipline of their choice.
Funding Range: Up to $500
Deadline: Reviewed Quarterly.

Teaching Artist Roster

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.

DUNS Number

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 grant applicant. For a tutorial on applying for a DUNS number, click HERE.

AE Reporting and Evaluation Forms

Arts Learning grantees are required to submit an online report within ten days of grant completion or no later than August 1, whichever comes first. As a part of this online report, copies of thank you letters or email to state legislators are uploaded.

Sign in to to access the online report. Artist report form that is uploaded to  online report (below in Word format).


Contact Jean Tokuda Irwin at or 801.236.7557 for questions about grant content.
Contact  Laurel Cannon Alder at or 801.236.7550 for technical questions.