Wyoming Arts Council

FY17 Grants

Click here to apply for a FY 2017 grant or complete a FY 2017 Final report

The Wyoming Arts Council launched its Grants Online (GO!) grants system for FY 17 grants on 2/1/16 for projects taking place 7/1/16 – 6/30/17.  Information from the FY 16 grants system was not carried forward to the new FY 17 grants system, so all organizations and individual artists need to Sign Up as a new User the new GO! grants system.

Click here to go to the GO! Welcome Page that has directions on how to Sign Up as a New User to enable you to start the application process for a FY 17 grant.  Before you Sign Up as a new User, we recommend that you click on the HELP link in the upper left corner of the Welcome Page to learn more about the new e-grant system, and how to submit an application.   You can also click here to go to the HELP link.

If your organization does not meet Wyoming Arts Council eligibility requirements, and you are going to use a Fiscal Sponsor, you should NOT list anything about the Fiscal Sponsor on your Applicant Organization page when you Sign Up as a new User.  The only place Fiscal Sponsor information should appear is in the application on the Fiscal Sponsor page that appears in the application itself.  You will also upload the Fiscal sponsor documentation to the Support Material page.

*PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT/CAREER ADVANCEMENT GRANTS AND RURAL ARTS ACCESS GRANTS STILL HAVE FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR FY 17*


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2017 GRANTS

  • Organizations that receive a Community Support Grant are only eligible to apply for a Capital Support 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 will no longer apply as an individual school, they will 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.
  • Final report signature forms will no longer be required for Fiscal Year 2017 grants.

Community Support Grant

**THIS GRANT PROGRAM IS CLOSED FOR FY 2017** Grantees who were not approved for FY 2017 funding were notified via email on 6/16/16.  Grantees who were approved for FY 2017 funding were notified via email on 6/22/16. This grant is specifically designed for project and/or operational support for organizations that provide services to their community through the
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Professional Development/Career Advancement Grant

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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Rural Arts Access Grant

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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Capital Support Grant

**THIS GRANT CATEGORY IS TEMPORARILY ON HOLD** This grant is specifically designed for large-scale capital projects that will build a sustained public value for communities.  Projects may include support for building a large scale funding campaign, feasibility and planning studies, architectural renderings and plans, etc.  This grant is NOT for one time art projects, such as
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Norma Sturges braided rug detail

Mentoring Project Grants – Deadline: September 1

The Mentoring Project Grant program is designed to support the transmission of Wyoming’s finest Folk and Traditional Arts 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 student from proficient to excellent. All art forms (music, dance, craft, etc.) are encouraged.
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