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Arts Legacy & Arts Project Grants Application Deadline March 1

Arts Legacy Grants up to $10,000 &

Arts Project Grants up to $3,000 

Applications have March 1 Deadline 

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Applications are open for Arts Project Grants and Arts Legacy Grants. Grants are awarded to nonprofit arts organizations, communities, schools, individuals and other nonprofit organizations. Applications are being accepted from our seven county Minnesota service area including Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau counties. The deadline to apply is March 1.

Arts Legacy Grants is a main category for funding artistic activity within the seven-county service region. Funding can be used for Arts Projects, Arts Equipment, General Support, Public Art Projects and Arts Events in northwest Minnesota. These grants are up to $10,000 with a required cash match.

Arts Project Grants are used primarily for small budget arts projects and the sponsorship of performances of touring companies and artists. These grants are a maximum of $3,000.00 with a required cash match.

Applications funded through these two very important grant opportunities include festivals, community theatre projects, folk music entertainment, sponsorship of visual demonstrations, creative writing workshops and many other activities that improve the quality of life of people in our communities.

There will be a grant writing assistance workshop on February 12 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at our office. In addition, our Executive Director is available for one-on-one assistance by appointment at our office in Warren. Contact the Arts Council office if you would like us to host a grant writing session in your community between January 27 and February 13.

To learn more about these grant programs and start an application visit www.NorthwestMinnesotaArtsCouncil.org. The grant application process is completely online and NWMAC’s Executive Director Mara Hanel can help walk you through the process of using the grants portal to get accustomed to it. Please contact her at mara@nwrdc.org or call 218-745-9111.

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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.