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MSAB: Festival Support Grants Deadline

Screen Shot 2015-02-11 at 4.04.15 PMMinnesota State Arts Board has announced their fiscal year 2014 Grant Application Deadline.  

It is: May 22, 2015.

In their own words:

Minnesota Festival Support is a pilot program designed to engage Minnesotans in festivals that celebrate the arts, build community, and expose communities to diverse art forms including folk and traditional arts.

The program provides funding for sponsoring or presenting organizations to feature Minnesota individual artists and Minnesota arts groups in arts festivals, or in the arts components of broader, community-based festivals.

Who can apply?

  • A Minnesota arts producing organization, arts presenting organization or presenting affiliate, or community group, that is exempt from taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or has a nonprofit, tax-exempt fiscal agent.
  • A Minnesota public agency such as a public school district or unit of local, state, or tribal government.

How much is available?

Between $5000.00 and $75000.00! Applicants must provide 25% of the total projects cash expenses from other sources and may receive up to 75% of the total project’s cash expenses in combine support from MSAB and area art councils.

Click here for more information.

MSAB Minnesota Festival Support Webinar

msab_logo_smallMinnesota State Arts Board

Ensuring all Minnesotans have the opportunity to participate in the arts

 

For Immediate Release:
Minnesota Festival Support Webinar  
The Minnesota State Arts Board is offering a free one-hour Webinar to help applicants prepare to apply for the Minnesota Festival Support grant program. This session will be particularly helpful for first-time applicants.
Program officer Kathee Foran will walk through the program overview and instructions, and provide background information about what the review panel will look for in an application. At the end of the session, there will be an opportunity to submit questions online.
The session is offered as a conference call with an option to view a PowerPoint presentation online. The presenter will be located in an office that cannot accommodate visitors, so please note that it isn’t possible to attend the sessions in person.
To make the session more useful to you, we suggest that you read the overview and application instructions in advance and print out a copy for your reference. This document can be found on the Minnesota Festival Support program page.
Session date:
Tuesday, April 22, 3:00 p.m.
To register
The webinar is free of charge, but advance registration is strongly encouraged. Register here.
To join the session
  • On the day of the session, you may choose to listen to the audio portion by phone or through a computer.
  • If you want to view the visual presentation and ask questions, you’ll need access to the Internet.
  • The following browsers are recommended: Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
    We plan to start the presentation on time, so please join the session five minutes early.
Dial into the telephone portion by calling Accuconference at 1-800-920-7487.
  • Enter the conference code: 419 88 86 #
  • When prompted, say your name.
Log into the Web portion by going to www.accuconference.com/join.
  • Enter the conference dial-in number: 1-800-920-7487.
  • Enter the conference code: 419 88 86 #
  • Enter your first and last name
  • Click Connect Now
  • When asked “Do you prefer to listen to the conference through the web or by phone?” be aware that if you select “web,” you must have a speaker in order to hear the audio.
  • You can ask questions by entering them on your keyboard in the chat box on the left.
Important note: save these instructions for reference.
No further confirmation will be sent to you.
The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency dedicated to ensuring that all Minnesotans have the opportunity to participate in the arts. Funds for Minnesota State Arts Board programs are provided through an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature, with additional funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.