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Grants to Iron County, Utah Artists, Organizations,
Teachers, and Students for Local Arts Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cedar City Arts Council (CCAC)

Deadline Date:

08/31/18 Postmarked

Description:

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Grants of up to $500 to Iron County, Utah individuals artists, small arts organizations, teachers, and students to support local endeavors in the literary, performing, and visual arts. The purpose of this program is to support creative projects and promote communication between artists and the broader community.

The Cedar City Arts Council (CCAC) fosters a thriving arts community in Iron County through advocacy, appreciation, education, and support.

CCAC Vision:
The Cedar City Arts Council serves as a principal facilitator for the arts in Southern Utah.

CCAC Goals:
-Advocacy: CCAC conveys the essential value of the arts and artists in our community.
-Appreciation: CCAC encourages the creative spirit and recognizes the arts as a vital economic force. -Education: CCAC engages all ages in visual, performing, and literary art forms through diverse programming and community outreach.
-Support: CCAC helps fund the creative endeavors of artists and small arts organizations.

Grant funds may be used to purchase supplies or equipment; rent displays or performance venues; support mileage or registration costs to attend educational or training sessions; purchase promotional advertising; or other needs as demonstrated in the grant application.

A subcommittee of the Cedar City Arts Council Board of Trustees reviews grant applications for the following items:
a) The ability of the applicant(s) to follow the guidelines toward completion of the grant application;
b) The perceived ability of the applicant(s) to complete the proposed idea or project within one year of the receipt of grant funds;
c) The positive impact of the requested funds on the overall proposal;
d) The positive impact of the idea, event, or project on the Cedar City/Iron County community;
e) The artistic quality of the applicant’s work

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172285

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$3,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum award to each proposal is $500.

Term of Contract:

A subcommittee of the Cedar City Arts Council Board of Trustees reviews grant applications for the perceived ability of the applicant(s) to complete the proposed idea or project within one year of the receipt of grant funds.

Applicants may receive repetitive funding, but not in two consecutive grant cycles.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Mini-grants are awarded to individuals, groups, or organizations.

This program funds:

a) Developing, emerging, or established artists who desire to enhance their creative process, product, or projects;

b) Small arts organizations with an annual budget of less than $25,000; 501(c)(3) nonprofit status is not required;

c) Proposals from K-16 teachers or students that elevate and exceed the scope of the normal curriculum in granting academic credit

Applicants must be residents of Iron County, Utah. When possible, grant funds must be spent in Iron County, Utah.

Current CCAC Board of Trustee members are not eligible to apply for individual projects, but may partner on projects with other artists, groups, or organizations.

Applicants may not apply for CCAC grant funds if they are also funded by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums or the Cedar City Recreation, Arts, & Parks (RAP) Tax.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be postmarked by August 31 or February 28 (or Feb. 29, in leap years) each year.

Applications postmarked after the deadline will be retained and considered in the following grant cycle.

Notification of awards will occur within 30 days of the deadline.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

artistgrant@cedarcityartscouncil.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Utah: Iron County