Wyoming Arts Council


Beginning with fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022) grant applications, the Arts Council will be using a new online granting system – Foundant. All applicants will need to register as a new User in the new system. The interface is more user friendly and simpler to navigate for applicants.

Watch this video tutorial for help creating an account and getting started in the system.

A written tutorial of the account creation and application process is also available.

Annual Grants

The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to provide funding opportunities for the many worthwhile art projects that our nonprofit organizations, government entities, and individual artists are doing throughout the state of Wyoming.

Community Support Grant

The fiscal year 2022 (July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022) Community Support Grant is accepting applications beginning March 15, 2021. The deadline to apply is April 15, 2021. The Community Support Grant is available through the Arts Council’s new online granting system – Foundant. All applicants will need to create a new User account
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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.  Individual artists cannot apply for this grant. Organizations that did not receive a Community Support Grant are eligible to receive
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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
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Norma Sturges braided rug detail

Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants

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 encouraged.
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