This quarterly grant opportunity supports consulting services for organizational development or artistic needs of nonprofit organizations, or informal arts groups applying through fiscal agents.

Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Applicant must be a nonprofit, IRS tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization or applying through a fiscal agent; or a unit of local, county, tribal, or state government, including schools and school districts
  • Nonprofit organizations (and fiscal agents) must have been in operation in Idaho for at least one year and have a valid 501(c)(3) Determination Letter with an effective date at least one year prior to the grant application deadline
  • Applicant must have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) issued by sam.gov
  • Applicant must compensate professional artists and administrators
  • Applicant may receive one Consulting grant in a fiscal year. The State of Idaho’s fiscal year runs July 1 through the following June 30
  • Final reports for past Commission grants and awards must be submitted and approved
  • Projects cannot begin until 3 weeks after the application deadline and must begin before July 1, 2025