Countdown to Spring Grant Deadlines
Spring is a busy time for the Iowa Arts Council as it is for arts and cultural organizations throughout the state. Prospective grant applicants considering applying for an Iowa Arts Council Major or Mini Grant, an Iowa Community Cultural Grant or an Iowa Cultural Trust Grant are encouraged to review the information in this newsletter regarding upcoming grant cycles.
IAC Major Grants
Upcoming Deadline: Monday, March 26, 2012 at 4:30 pm
Major Grant applicants may request up to $10,000 in funding for eligible projects in five categories: Individual Artists, Arts in Education, Folk & Traditional Arts, Organizations, and Public Art.
Applications must be received by 4:30 pm on the day of the deadline. Please note this application deadline is earlier than in previous years. Eligible projects must take place between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013 and meet all stated criteria.
New this year: All supplemental materials required for a 2012 Major Grant application must be submitted via CD or DVD if the material is not available online. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the new supplemental materials guidelines. To learn more about supplemental materials guidelines, visit http://www.iowaartscouncil.org/funding/major-grants.shtml#samples.
For more information on Major Grants, visit http://www.iowaartscouncil.org/funding/major-grants.shtml or contact IAC staff member Veronica O'Hern at firstname.lastname@example.org.
IAC Mini Grants
Upcoming Deadline: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 4:30 pm
Applicants may request up to $1,000 in support of a wide variety of arts projects. Eligible Mini Grant applications must meet stated criteria and be received by 4:30 pm on the day of the deadline.
New this year: Please note there will not be an April or June Mini Grant round. May 1 will be the final Mini Grant application opportunity of the IAC's 2012 fiscal year.
For more information on IAC Mini Grants, please visit http://www.iowaartscouncil.org/funding/mini-grants.shtml or contact IAC staff member Linda Lee at email@example.com.
Iowa Community Cultural Grants
Upcoming Deadline: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 4:30 pm
The Iowa Community Cultural Grant Program (ICCG) provides matching grants to support projects that provide jobs for current Iowa residents while enhancing Iowa's artistic, cultural and historical resources.
For more information on ICCG, visit http://www.culturalaffairs.org/funding/iowa_community_cultural_grant or contact IAC staff member Riki Saltzman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iowa Cultural Trust Endowment Challenge Grants & Stability Grants
The application deadlines for Cultural Trust Stability Grants and Endowment Challenge Grants have been postponed. The Iowa Arts Council will announce the new deadlines later this spring or summer. For questions, please contact Cultural Trust Coordinator Bruce Williams at email@example.com.