This quarterly grant opportunity supports the public projects and events of nonprofit organizations, of informal arts groups applying through fiscal agents, and of arts-in-education projects in schools and school districts.

Eligibility and Restrictions

  • Applicant must be a nonprofit, IRS tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization or applying through a fiscal agent; or be 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 provide a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) issued by sam.gov
  • Applicant must compensate professional artists
  • Final reports for past Commission grants and awards must be submitted and approved
  • Applicant may receive one quarterly grant in a fiscal year
  • Organizations that receive Public Programs in the Arts or Entry Track funding are not eligible to apply for Projects for Organizations
  • Quarterly grant applications may not support a current Arts Education Annual Project grant
  • Projects cannot begin until 3 weeks after the application deadline and must begin before July 1, 2025