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Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) Program

Performing ArtsYou will never run out of things to see and do in Salt Lake County, thanks to many of the places and programs supported by YOU through the Zoo, Arts and Parks (ZAP) Program! 

Annually, an estimated:
  • 3.8 million people receive Free admission to an arts or cultural event funded by ZAP
  • Over 7.3 million participate in a ZAP organization activity

Community Supported Arts, Culture & Recreation Grants

1 penny for arts, culture and recreationWhen you pay sales tax, 1 penny for every $10 dollars goes to benefiting the community by providing grants to over 160 arts and cultural organizations as well as 30+ park and recreational facilities.

Since 1997, the public has overwhelmingly voted in support of the ZAP Program.  Residents renew this initiative every ten years.

ZAP is anticipated to go on the ballot (for the public vote) in November 2014, as the current program period expires December 31st, 2016.