The University of Iowa

Iowa Arts Council


Contact Name 
Jennie Knoebel
Contact Title 
Arts Learning Manager
Telephone Number 
600 East Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50319
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 
Monday, May 3, 2021

Iowa Arts & Culture Resilience Grants provide flexible support to Iowa’s arts, humanities and cultural nonprofit organizations to undertake activities that expand organizational capacity, increase financial stability, promote equity and inclusion, and enhance programmatic offerings.

Type of Grant 

Type of Organization

Applicant must be a Nonprofit Art, Humanities, or Cultural Organization

  • has a primary purpose and mission statement to create, educate, produce, present or preserve content related to the arts, humanities, or interpretative sciences.
    • Organizations whose primary mission is focused on other areas, such as economic development, health and wellness or social services, but offer some arts and/or cultural programming, are not eligible.
  • an arts, humanities or cultural department or division of a municipal government that is also incorporated in Iowa under the Iowa Nonprofit Corporation Act (does not include libraries, parks, or recreation departments).
Grant Sizes: 
$2,500, $5,000, $7,500, $10,000


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