Wyoming Arts Council

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 up to two Arts Council grants in the other grant programs for different programs/events, depending on criteria for each specific grant.
  • Application Available: May 1 for programs taking place July 1 – June 30.
  • Grants will be available until funds are expended.
  • Deadline: For grants taking place from 7/1/18 – 6/30/19, apply a minimum of 6 weeks before the project start date.
  • No cash match is required. In-kind contributions will be reported on the final report.

Please click below for narrative questions and evaluation criteria.

Rural Arts Access Grant Criteria


To apply for a new grant, make revisions to an existing grant that has been returned to you, or access a final report, you must click on the correct link below to ensure you are re-directed to the correct document.  Double check to make sure that the dates of your project correspond to the link you click on.

  • Click here to access your final report for projects that took place from 7/1/17 – 6/30/18.
  • Click here to access the application or final reports for projects taking place from 7/1/18 – 6/30/19.


For more information about the Rural Arts Access Grant, please contact Grants Manager Karen Merklin at 307-777-7743 or karen.merklin@wyo.gov.