This quarterly Quick Funds grant opportunity supports artist-initiated projects and activities. Examples include attendance at an artist residency, release time to create and exhibit a body of work, staging of performances, readings, or the creation of public art.

Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Applicant must be a practicing artist.
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old.
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen, legal resident, or refugee, and be an Idaho resident for at least one year.
  • Applicant must have submitted all final reports for past Commission grants and awards.
  • Applicant may receive one Quick Funds grant in a fiscal year.
  • Fellowship, Traditional Arts Apprenticeship, and Writer in Residence recipients are not eligible for a Quick Funds grant during their award year or term.
  • Artists working in collaborations must file one joint application whereby one person will be considered the primary applicant.
  • Individuals who currently are enrolled in a degree or certificate-granting program may apply only if the project is not directly related to their degree program.
  • Projects may not begin until 3 weeks after the application deadline.