Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks is dedicated to the advancement of Local Arts Agencies. The Local Arts Agency Advancement initiative is intended to give every Salt Lake County Local Arts Agency (LAA) an opportunity to fully engage and serve their community. Through this funding opportunity, LAAs within Salt Lake County have the opportunity to hire their first paid staff. Up to $10,000 is available per year per funded organization and must be matched by the organization's municipality/township.
A local arts agency supports and advances the arts in service to the community by engaging residents, identifying and addressing community needs, reflecting community demographics, contributing to quality of life, building community identity, supporting artists and arts organizations, and speaking as a unified voice for arts and culture. A local arts agency can be an agency of local government, a nonprofit organization, or a hybrid of the two.
LAAs are active in at least some of the following programs, services and activites:
If you are planning to apply for Local Arts Agency Advancement funding in 2017, be sure you contact
Nancy Boskoff to schedule a self-assessment meeting. This must be done prior to submitting your application.
Please contact ZAP for deadline information.
Sample Job Descriptions for Local Arts Agencies:
Alta Community Enrichment
Murray City Cultural Arts
Sandy Arts Guild
This portion of the website is dedicated to serve as a reference for articles and online resources highlighting current activities and best practices in the nonprofit and local arts field. We hope this information offers your Local Arts Agency ideas, tools, and inspiration for continued success.