Project Support Grants

 > We are currently offering FY21 project grants for Folk Art activities. Please see the information below. All other project grants are still suspended for FY21.

Project grants can be used for a variety of activities by organizations that are not otherwise eligible for General Operating Support Grants.  Project Grants not the right fit? Look at our General Operating Support Grants.


What Can We Apply For?

  • Folk Arts Cultural Preservation Grants assist individual artists, organizations, and cultural communities in the documentation, preservation, and presentation of traditional art forms. Funds up to $2,000.
  • Folk Arts Apprenticeships support master folk artists to work with an apprentice to share and preserve a traditional skill or art form. Funds up to $3,000.

Who Can Apply?

  • 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organizations or government agencies
  • Individual artists

NEW This Year!
In an effort to increase accessibility we are allowing applicants to apply via a video. Please be sure to look over the guidelines (below) and review the Video Procedure Document to understand how the video process will work.

Can We See the Questions Before We Apply?
Yes! Please review the full grant guidelines before you apply.

Which Budget Form Should We Use?

How Do We Apply?
The grant will open on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. If you want to apply be sure to review the guidelines and questions first. You may apply through our online grant portal. You will need a portal account to access our grant applications. If you do not have one, please submit a new user request through the portal or contact the grants staff. Creation of an account can take up to two days.

When is the Grant Deadline?
Monday, May 10 2021 at 5:00 pm MST.

Grants Frequently Asked Questions