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Through a set of programs including cultural grants, the Boulder Arts Commission and the Office of Arts and Culture seeks to facilitate an alignment in the community around our collective Vision for Culture: Together, we will craft Boulder’s social, physical, and cultural environment to include creativity as an essential ingredient for the well being, prosperity, and joy of everyone in the community. The Boulder Arts Commission grants program offers funding to support arts and culture organizations, individuals, and classrooms in Boulder, following the recommendations in Boulder’s Community Cultural Plan.Through grants to organizations and individuals we support the resiliency and sustainability of cultural organizations to enhance their ability to benefit the community. Boulder Arts Commission grants are offered in the categories of general operating support, community projects, arts education projects, professional development, venue rental assistance, and more.

The Arts and Culture Grant Program Awardees are also published online in text format, visit for an overview of this data.

To see other datasets containing information on grants awarded by other departments and programs, search 'grants' on the Open Data Catalog.

Data and Resources

Format Title and Description
Arts and Culture Grants Dataset

Arts and Culture Grants Dataset

Arts and Culture Grant Program Awardees dataset. Includes grants from 2016 onward.

Arts and Culture Grants Data Dictionary

Arts and Culture Grants Data Dictionary

Data dictionary for the Arts and Culture Grant Program Awardees dataset.

Areas of Inquiry

Use the information below to explore possible uses for this dataset.

What Boulder arts and culture organizations and individuals receive funding through the City?


Maintained By Matt Chasansky
Author Lauren Click
Update Frequency Annually
Department Arts
Categories Recreation, Arts and Culture
Sustainability Framework Category Healthy and Socially Thriving Community
License Creative Commons CCZero This material is Open Data
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