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Emerging Artists Grant Opportunity




Administered by the Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Deadline: Friday, September 18, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Since 1981, the Jerome Foundation has generously funded this fellowship program to significantly advance, artistically and critically, emerging visual artists in Minnesota.

To view an information session and learn more about the application process click here.

Artists are also welcome to schedule one-on-one phone meetings with program director Kerry Morgan or program coordinator Nathan Lewis. For more information call 612.874.3667 or email

The Jerome Foundation generously supports this fellowship program.

Forecast Public Art Grants Opportunities

Screen Shot 2015-08-26 at 2.20.28 PMLooking for more grant opportunities to help further your career?  Public Art is a great way to engage the community in the arts and there are plenty of opportunities for artists and individuals interested in this type of work.

Forecast Public Art has some pretty good grant opportunities for Minnesota-based emerging and mid-career artists in the development and creation of new public artwork in Minnesota.


October 06, 2015

  1. Mid-Career Professional Development Grant

    $5,000 to support public art-related professional development for MN-based mid-career artists. Proposed work can assist with the development of a project idea or involve participating in activities that will help applicants further their careers as public artists nationally (residencies, apprenticeships, conferences, travel, study, creation of project models or prototypes.

  2. Emerging Artist Research & Development Grant

    $2,500 to support emerging artists in public art-related research and development or with the planning phase of freely accessible public art installation or activity in Minnesota. Activities could range from research to planning, community dialogues, site or budget development, or model building.

  3. Emerging Artist Project Grant

    $8,000 to support the creation of a temporary or permanent public artwork anywhere in the state of Minnesota by an emerging Minnesota-based artist. This grant is funded through the Visual Arts category of the Jerome Foundation. Projects may be in any form or discipline, including performance, dance, storytelling, photography, film, sculpture, painting, etc., as long as there is a visual focus.

Please closely review eligibility criteria before submitting an application. Email grants@forecastpublicart.orgwith questions.

Forecast Artist Services are made possible in part, by generous support from the Mcknight Foundation and Jerome Foundation.

FELLOWSHIP Opportunity!



Intent to Apply is now open until Sept. 9

The McKnight Fellowships for Choreographers and the McKnight Fellowships for Dancers awards $25,000 fellowships to Minnesota mid-career dancers and choreographers.

If you plan to apply for a fellowship, you must submit your Intent to Apply by September 9.

Be sure to read the guidelines for complete information on eligibility and criteria. Full guidelines can be found here:




The Intent to Apply deadline is Wednesday, September 9th at 11:59 pm. If you miss the Intent to Apply deadline you may still submit a final application. However, you will not receive deadline reminders or important updates about the application process.

To access the Intent to Apply form, use the link on the Guidelines page or go directly to:

Once you have submitted your Intent to Apply you will be notified regarding the final application process. This application will become available after January 15, 2016 and the deadline will be in early April.

For additional help or questions regarding guidelines please contact Program Director Mary Ellen Childs at