General Operating Support (GOS) Grants

Click here to view the General Operating Support Webinar video. 
If you have questions that cannot be answered by the guidelines, please contact us!

 > General Operating Support Grants not the right fit? Look at our Project Grants.

Grants Frequently Asked Questions

For Utah-based 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organizations or government agencies that are:

  • Arts organizations-organizations with an arts-based mission.
  • Utah Certified Museums (through the Division of Arts & Museums)  and are open more than 1,000 hours/year.
  • Designated Local Arts Agencies (through the Division of Arts & Museums) that function as a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization, government agency, or a hybrid of the two.

Read this document first: Master GOS Instructions

For organizations with budgets OVER $300,000, use these guidelines:
Questions for organizations with budgets > $300,000

For organizations with budgets UNDER $300,000, use these guidelines:
Questions for organizations with budgets < $300,000

Budget Form
General Operating Support Budget Form 
Other budget forms will not be accepted. If you need help with the budget, check out our budget cheat sheet. 

All grant applications must be accessed through our online grant portal. You will need a portal account to access our grant applications. If you do not have one, please submit a new user request through the portal or contact the grants staff. Creation of an account can take up to two days.

Grant Deadline

Grant opens: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Grant closes: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. MST.