Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship includes Roseau County

Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship deadline extended to March 15

The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Fellowship provides unfettered funding to one individual Native American artist to fuel his/her art in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Lake of the Woods, Becker, Roseau, Cass, and Itasca counties in Minnesota.

The goal of the AAI Fellowship Program is to assist the region’s most talented Native American artists in furthering and innovating their work. One $5,000 award will be granted in 2020.  The funds can be used for, but not limited to exploring new directions or continuing work in progress; production costs, materials, or equipment; collaborative or community projects; travel, research or study to further your art.

Application Deadline Extended to March 15, 2020

Maximum Award: One $5,000 award

Applications are available online at For questions or more information contact Region 2 Arts Council staff at 218-751-5447; toll-free at 800-275-5447; or by email at

The Region 2 Arts Council Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Fellowship program is made possible by the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.

(Image Attached: Modern Ojibwe Floral Beaded Hat by Robyn Vanwert, 2018 Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellow)