Art Grants, Culture Grants in Iowa, Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Iowa City - GrantWatch

Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters

Iowa Art Grants & Culture Grants:  162 Arts and Culture Grants for Iowa.

Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.

Search Filters

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts Education Services for Youth and Children

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants to USA national nonprofit organizations to provide high-quality arts education services and projects for youth and children. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date. This program places a strong emphasis on benefitting students with disabilities and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 129255

Grant to a USA Female Film Director for the Production of a Dramatic Feature Film

Deadline 06/22/18

Grant of $7,500 to a USA female film director over the age of 40 to support the production of a dramatic feature-length film. To qualify, the applicant must have previously directed one other film project. Funding may be used for any stage of production, including, pre-production, production, and post-production.

GrantWatch ID#: 155401

Grants to USA and Canada PreK-8 Schools for Art-Infused Professional Development Initiatives

Deadline 06/22/18

Grants of $2,500 and art supplies valued at $1,000 to USA and Canada PreK-8 schools whose principal is a funding source member for art-infused professional development programs that utilize creative capacity-building. Funding is intended to create a school-wide commitment to art-infused education for the long-term and to h...

GrantWatch ID#: 171168

Grant to a USA Woman Filmmaker for the Completion of a Film Focusing on Disabilities

Deadline 06/22/18

Grant of $7,500 and additional support to a USA female filmmaker for the completion of a film that addresses physical or developmental disability issues. Films may be of any genre or length, but must currently be a work-in-progress. Applications may be submitted by both directors and producers. Women of Her Word Grant:...

GrantWatch ID#: 171526

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Conservation, Arts...

Deadline 08/13/18 LOI Date: 06/25/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs focusing on conservation of the world's oceans. LOIs are due January 8, 2018. Funding is also available to Delaware, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. nonprofits in eligible areas for performing arts programs and to Chicago, Illinois organizatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 178256

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers to Develop and Implement Interior Desig...

Deadline 06/27/18

Grants of up to $30,000 and grants of up to $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for applied research projects on interior design. Funding may be used for start-up projects, seed funds, or full research projects. The research topic for this year's funding is the impact of interior design on enhancing the h...

GrantWatch ID#: 183776

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applicants are advised to create or verify the necessary registrations by July 19, and a required form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitali...

Deadline 08/09/18 Conference Date: 06/27/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations by July 19. Initial application comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172668

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Nonprofits for Endowments for Arts, Conservation,...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations working in the areas of wildlife, conservation, arts, public broadcasting, or disaster relief to build organizational endowments. The Foundation has a preference for organizations in the Sioux City area. Applicants must request an invitation to apply prior ...

GrantWatch ID#: 156855

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Nonprofits for Capital Projects for Arts, Conserv...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations working in the areas of wildlife, conservation, arts, public broadcasting, or disaster relief to support capital projects. Applicants must request an invitation to apply prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation has a preference for organizati...

GrantWatch ID#: 156856

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Nonprofits for Arts, Conservation, and Disaster R...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations for projects in the areas of wildlife, conservation, arts, public broadcasting, or disaster relief. Applicants must request an invitation to apply prior to submitting a full application. The Foundation has a preference for organizations in the Sioux City a...

GrantWatch ID#: 156857
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Housing, Community Revitalization, Arts, and...

Deadline 06/29/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in communities within the funding source’s market area. Eligible states include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massac...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico Individuals to Encourage Creative Use of Light in a Wide R...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and Mexico individuals aged 35 or under, to support and encourage creativity in the art or science of illumination. Consideration will be given to candidates producing works using light in art, architecture, education, health, environmental design, software design, fixture design, and theater. B...

GrantWatch ID#: 155889

Grant to a USA, Canada, or International Filmmakers for Unique Film Projects

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants and in-kind services to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers to support unique film projects that contribute to society. This program seeks to support films that may not otherwise be completed without the help of the grant. Eligible projects include feature-length films, short films, web or television series, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 160903

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Presenting Organizations to Promote Conte...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $20,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit professional performing ensembles and presenting organizations to improve public knowledge and appreciation of contemporary American music. The two categories that are eligible for funding are general operating support and project support, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 164730
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and K-12 Schools to Purchase Instruments for Children's Music Progr...

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants to USA nonprofits and K-12 schools to equip music programs with stringed instruments. The applicant organization must show evidence of need and a commitment to raising matching funds. Funding is intended to give children nationwide the opportunity to play high-quality stringed instruments so as to provide them with ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178727

Grants to USA Middle Schools and Nonprofits to Support String Music Education

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA and territories middle schools and nonprofit organizations for the enrichment of existing music education programs. The purpose of the program is to offer string students in grades 5 to 8 direct engagement with professional classical musicians. Eligible activities include high-level concert e...

GrantWatch ID#: 181365

Grants to USA Individual Artists to Support the Creative Process and Artistic Works

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants averaging $250 to USA individual artists to support the artistic process and the creation of new work. Examples of eligible uses of funds include recording studio time, art supplies, performances, exhibits, and project-related expenses. This program seeks to support the growth of qualifying artists. IACA believe...

GrantWatch ID#: 183206

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Churches for Arts Programming, Education, and Services

Deadline 06/30/18

Grants averaging $350 to USA nonprofits, schools, and churches for arts education, services, and programming. Eligible proposals are those that provide services for artists; artistic programs that engage the community; leadership training that will increase an arts organization's strength and capacity for the long term; a...

GrantWatch ID#: 183510
NEW

In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits that Benefit Society and Help those in Need

Deadline 07/01/18

In-kind grants valued at up to $2,400 to USA nonprofits that bring benefit to society for one year of professional news distribution services to online, print, and social media. This in-kind services grant is intended to assist small local and national charities that are “doing good” and helping those in need of help i...

GrantWatch ID#: 178790

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits to Benefit Children and Families in Education...

Deadline 07/02/18

Grants and in-kind donations to USA nonprofits for programs that will enhance the lives of children and families. Funding may be awarded to programs in the areas of hunger, housing, healthcare, and education. Priority will be given to programs serving women and children. All programs should take place in an area where ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181811
NEW

Grants and In-Kind Support to USA Nonprofits in Eligible States for Health, Human Services, ...

Deadline 07/06/18

Grants of up to $25,000 and in-kind support to USA nonprofit organizations in eligible states to positively impact local communities. Applications are accepted from organizations working in the following areas: health and human services, arts, culture, employment, and education. The purpose of this grants program is to...

GrantWatch ID#: 181533

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Early-Career Projects Related to An...

Deadline 07/10/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for exploratory and broad-interest projects in the fields of conservation, research, storytelling, education, and technology. Funding is intended for the following areas of focus: wildlife, the human journey, or the changing pl...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607
NEW

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 07/10/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Conservation, Education, and Resear...

Deadline 07/10/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, storytelling, research, or technology. Proposals are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with tangible and/or measurable results.

GrantWatch ID#: 183820
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts Organizations to Promote Canadian Artists Inte...

Deadline 07/11/18

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International arts organizations to support travel related to the international promotion of Canadian artistic works and artists. Applicants must be registered in the application portal at least 30 days prior to applying. Grants are available for registered or incorporated C...

GrantWatch ID#: 177980
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs for Language Immersion Programs for Graduate and Undergrad...

Deadline 07/12/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and IHEs to provide foreign language instruction programs for US graduate and undergraduate students. Programs will provide students the opportunity to learn eligible foreign languages in an immersion setting. Students will gain and improve language proficiency and related cultural com...

GrantWatch ID#: 183826
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Projects Focusing ...

Deadline 07/13/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International individuals, organizations, museums, and historical societies for programs, projects, and activities that promote increased understanding and awareness of Jewish history in the Southern United States. There are three different grant funding opportunities available: 1) The Pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 181497

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International PhDs to Conduct Humanities or Social Science...

Deadline 07/15/18

Fellowships of up to $4,200 per month to USA, Canada, and International researchers with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree to conduct research at a major library in the U.S. Areas of interest for this fellowship are the humanities and social sciences, especially research that is interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multili...

GrantWatch ID#: 139604
NEW

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits for Cooperative and Collaborative K-12 Education

Deadline 08/31/18 LOI Date: 07/15/18

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for educational projects that enable K-12 youth to learn about each other’s culture, country, and society, and to come together on common issues. LOIs are due by July 15, 2018. Funding is intended to meet needs at the pre-college education level, as identified by experts in...

GrantWatch ID#: 150593

Grants to USA and Japan Nonprofits to Promote Understanding and Communication Between the Tw...

Deadline 08/31/18 LOI Date: 07/15/18

Grants to USA and Japan nonprofit organizations for projects that foster mutual understanding and communication between citizens of the two countries. LOIs are due by July 15, 2018. Applications are invited for public opinion and communication projects that raise awareness about the US in Japan and vice-versa, as well as p...

GrantWatch ID#: 150594
NEW

Grants to USA Artists and Craftspersons to Support the Creation of New Works

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants of $1,500 to USA artists and craftspersons who are engaged in or are planning a new craft or visual art project. Applicants must live and work in the United States and have a developed body of work. A jury of art professionals and/or artists will judge the submissions and make its recommendations to the Board of Dir...

GrantWatch ID#: 157319

Grants to Nebraska and Iowa Nonprofits for Youth Programs in the Arts, Sciences, and Histor...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants starting at $5,000 to Iowa and Nebraska nonprofit organizations to support youth exposure to the performing and visual arts, natural science, technology, zoology, botany, and history in the Omaha metropolitan service area. Programs offered by cultural institutions will be emphasized more than traditional educational...

GrantWatch ID#: 171129
NEW

Grants to Louisiana, Iowa, and Florida Nonprofits for Health, Arts, Environment, Education, ...

Deadline 07/15/18

Grants to Louisiana, Iowa, and Florida nonprofit organizations in eligible communities for programs in the areas of education, community development, arts and humanities, healthcare, human services, and environment. Consideration will be given to new, creative, and beneficial programs. Funding may also be requested for ope...

GrantWatch ID#: 176726

Grants to Iowa and Nebraska Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Health, Economic Development, ...

Deadline 08/15/18 LOI Date: 07/16/18

Grants to Iowa and Nebraska nonprofits for projects that seek to improve the quality of life in the southwest Iowa and eastern Nebraska region. A Letter of Inquiry must be submitted by November 15, 2017. Funding is primarily focused on the areas of Council Bluffs and Pottawattamie County. Eligible projects are those that p...

GrantWatch ID#: 177891
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Strengthen and Preserve Jewish Identity and Community

Deadline 07/18/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for activities that promote an inclusive, just, and vibrant Jewish community. The Foundation is currently focusing its grantmaking efforts on initiatives that are national in scope. Applications are invited for projects meeting the following priority areas: -Foster Jewish arts, cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 151744

Grants to USA Hispanic-Serving IHEs to Strengthen Humanities Programs

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA Hispanic-serving IHEs to strengthen the humanities curriculum. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. Funding will be used to strengthen the study and teaching of the humanities through the development of new humanities resources, courses, or programs, or by enhancin...

GrantWatch ID#: 144094
NEW

Grants to USA Historically Black IHEs to Strengthen Humanities Courses and Programming

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA nonprofit historically black colleges and universities to enhance the humanities curriculum. Applicants must ensure that they have completed the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. This program seeks to strengthen the study of teaching of the humanities by developing new humanities resources, courses...

GrantWatch ID#: 144095
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Digital Preservation of Cultural Materials

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the digital preservation of historical and cultural resources. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. Funding will support project implementation, as well as planning, assessment, and pilo...

GrantWatch ID#: 151060
NEW

Grants to USA Community Colleges to Enhance Humanities Programming

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA community colleges to strengthen humanities programs and curricula. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. This program supports faculty and curricular development projects that will strengthen humanities programs or incorporate humanistic approaches in fie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174339
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Religious Centers to Strengthen and Build the America...

Deadline 07/20/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofits, religious centers, mosques, and schools for efforts to build and strengthen the American Muslim community. Eligible proposals are those that address the areas of civil and human rights, community wellness, understanding, and building strong leadership and institutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 183746
NEW

Grants to Iowa Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, Environment, and Health in Johns...

Deadline 07/23/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Iowa nonprofits and governmental agencies for programs that will improve the quality of life and create a sense of place for residents of Johnson County. Focus areas include education, arts, culture, and humanities, animals and the environment, health and human services, and/or public...

GrantWatch ID#: 173174
NEW

Grants to USA Organizations to Support Armenian-American Youth Programs

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA organizations to positively impact the lives of Armenian-American youth. Consideration will be given to both local and national projects. The Foundation supports Armenian education, cultural activities, camping, and athletic programs that foster cultural appreciation and knowledge in youth.

GrantWatch ID#: 142791
NEW

Grants to USA and Turkey Artists for Turkish Arts and Cultural Projects and Residencies in th...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA and Turkey dancers, film makers, and other types of artists for Turkish-related arts and cultural projects and residencies. This program provides project grants as well as residencies for both emerging and established artists in an effort to promote cross-cultural dialogue between the United States and Turkey...

GrantWatch ID#: 178142
NEW

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Music Educatio...

Deadline 09/30/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants averaging $2,500 and in-kind product donations to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by July 31, 2018. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children nati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060
NEW

Grant to a Story County, Iowa Nonprofit, Agency, or School to Meet a Local Community Need

Deadline 09/30/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grant of up to $25,000 to a Story County, Iowa nonprofit organization, government agency, public school, university, library, or volunteer fire department to benefit local communities. Applicants must submit an LOI by July 31. Program areas include arts and culture, education, human services, health, environment, and commu...

GrantWatch ID#: 181434
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, and Human Services

Deadline 09/15/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities that benefit communities across a broad range of areas, with an emphasis on geographic locations where famiy members reside. Request summaries are due July 31. Priority areas include arts, culture, humanities, education, health and medical, human ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181847
NEW

Grants to USA Organizations for Publications Showcasing Emerging or Under-Recognized Visual ...

Deadline 09/15/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA (excluding New Mexico) organizations for publications that promote appreciation and awareness of the contemporary visual arts. LOIs are due March 1. Funding is primarily provided in support of publications and catalogues that showcase exhibitions by under-recognized or emerging ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158627
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art

Deadline 10/15/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the appreciation and understanding of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due August 1, 2018. Particular interest is given to exhibitions that will travel outside the United States or Chicago,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170093