Wyoming Arts Council

FY18 Grants

In FY 17 (7/1/16-6/30/17), the Wyoming Arts Council implemented the GO Grants System. After a year with this system, the Arts Council determined that its constituency would be better served by reverting to the previous E-Grants System: CyberGrants for FY 18 (7/1/17-6/30/18). Many repeat grantees will already have an account set up in CyberGrants. For newer grantees, you will need to create an account. 

Detailed application information about the FY 18 Professional Development/Career Advancement Grants, Rural Arts Access Grants, and Mentoring Project Grants will be coming soon.

HOW TO APPLY FOR A WAC GRANT IN CYBERGRANTS

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 GRANTS

  • Organizations that receive a Community Support Grant are not eligible to apply for any other Arts Council Grant.
  • Organizations that do not receive a Community Support Grant are eligible to receive up to two Arts Council grants in the other grant programs for different programs/events, depending on criteria for each specific grant.
  • Schools may not apply as an individual school, but must apply as the school district.  Each school district is eligible to receive one Community Support Grant. If a school district does not receive a Community Support Grant, they are eligible to receive up to two other WAC grants for different programs/events, depending on criteria for each specific grant.
  • University of Wyoming and Wyoming Community Colleges can apply for one Community Support grant per department. Departments cannot use Section I (state funding) as match. If a department does not receive a Community Support Grant, they are eligible to receive up to two other Art Council grants for different programs/events, depending on criteria for each specific grant.

Community Support Grant

*THIS GRANT CATEGORY CLOSED ON 4/1/2017* This grant is specifically designed for project and/or operational support for organizations that provide services to their community through the arts. This is a competitive grant, and most funded grants receive “formula funding” based on the score of the grants during the panel process, and then approval by the
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Rural Arts Access Grant (FY18)

This grant is specifically designed to provide project funding for geographically isolated and rural areas with a population of less than 3,000. An organization is eligible to receive up to $750 in this grant category. Organizations that did not receive a Community Support Grant are eligible to receive up to two Arts Council grants in
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Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant (FY18)

This grant is specifically designed to help grow the capacity of organizations and individuals that work in, and support the arts. Projects can include but are not limited to: board development, leadership development, conference attendance, professional development training, fundraising development, strategic planning, creation of marketing plans, equipment purchases, etc. Individual Artists and Organizations are eligible to
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Mentoring Project Grants (FY18)

Mentoring Project Grants are designed to support the transmission of Wyoming’s finest Traditional and Folk skills through the natural process of in-person, hands-on instruction.  A master artist selects a worthy apprentice to mentor over time in order to advance the skills of the apprentice from proficient to excellent.  All art forms (music, dance, craft, etc.) are
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