Sept. 15 Deadline: Quick Grants and R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowships

R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship Deadline: September 15, 2015

This grant is open to established Region 2 artists in all disciplines who have shown sustained commitment and accomplishment in their work as artists for a period of at least five years. The 18-month Fellowship provides the opportunity for career development experiences that will add depth and advancement to any artistic career. Two $6000 Fellowships will be awarded per year.

After-hours support will be available on 8/25/15 between 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Region 2 Arts Council office in the lower level of the Historic Carnegie Library Building at 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji MN.

Create an r2ac grant login today!

Quick Grant Deadline for Individual Artists and Nonprofit Organizations occurs monthly: Sept 15, 2015 – March 15, 2016 (until funds run out)

Individual Artists residing in one of the five counties of Region 2 may apply for a Quick Grant for Individual Artists for up to $500.00. Mentoring, lessons, and not-for-credit arts learning opportunities, and supplies or services needed to complete an arts project.

Nonprofit Organizations with a physical address in one of the five counties of Region 2 and 501(c)3 status are eligible to apply for a Quick Grant for Organizations for up to $1000.

This grant offers a monthly deadline, quick turn around, and a shorter grant application form to facilitate faster funding for arts activities with a shorter timeframe.

The process is quick and easy!

  • Answer the eligibility questions
  • Provide your work samples and those of participating artists
  • Individual artists Include an artist statement
  • Organizations include measurable outcomes
  • Write a Proposal
  • Build your Budget: Include only the costs this funding will cover

Create an r2ac login today!

R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship Deadline: September 15, 2015

This grant is open to established Region 2 artists in all disciplines who have shown sustained commitment and accomplishment in their work as artists for a period of at least five years. The 18-month Fellowship provides the opportunity for career development experiences that will add depth and advancement to any artistic career. Two $6000 Fellowships will be awarded per year.

After-hours support will be available on 8/25/15 between 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Region 2 Arts Council office in the lower level of the Historic Carnegie Library Building at 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji MN.

Create an r2ac grant login today!

Quick Grant Deadline for Individual Artists and Nonprofit Organizations occurs monthly: Sept 15, 2015 – March 15, 2016 (until funds run out)

Individual Artists residing in one of the five counties of Region 2 may apply for a Quick Grant for Individual Artists for up to $500.00. Mentoring, lessons, and not-for-credit arts learning opportunities, and supplies or services needed to complete an arts project.

Nonprofit Organizations with a physical address in one of the five counties of Region 2 and 501(c)3 status are eligible to apply for a Quick Grant for Organizations for up to $1000.

This grant offers a monthly deadline, quick turn around, and a shorter grant application form to facilitate faster funding for arts activities with a shorter timeframe.

The process is quick and easy!

  • Answer the eligibility questions
  • Provide your work samples and those of participating artists
  • Individual artists Include an artist statement
  • Organizations include measurable outcomes
  • Write a Proposal
  • Build your Budget: Include only the costs this funding will cover

Create an r2ac login today!

Region 2 Arts Council Office Closed on Friday from 9 am to Noon

Our office will be closed on Friday August 21, 2015 from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. Due to scheduled building maintenance there will be no electrical power during this time. Staff will be working from home, so please email us with questions at ldehlerseter@r2arts.org or terriwidman@r2arts.org. We hope to be back in the office with working power in the afternoon if you need to call or stop by.

Grant Deadlines and Available Applications

R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship Deadline: September 15, 2015

This grant is open to established Region 2 artists in all disciplines who have shown sustained commitment and accomplishment in their work as artists for a period of at least five years. The 18-month Fellowship provides the opportunity for career development experiences that will add depth and advancement to any artistic career. Two $6000 Fellowships will be awarded per year.

After-hours support will be available on 8/25/15 between 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Region 2 Arts Council office in the lower level of the Historic Carnegie Library Building at 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji MN.

Create an r2ac grant login today!

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Deadline for Individuals and Non-Profits: August 15, 2015

Attention Region 2 Artists and Organizations! The submission deadline for this grant is this Saturday at 11:59 p.m.!  If you have questions regarding applications for the Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Individual Artists ($3000 max request) or the Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant for Organizations, including non-profits, tribal and government entities, schools, and cultural groups ($6000 max request), you must contact us by Friday!

Create an r2ac grant login today!

Quick Grant Deadline for Individual Artists occurs monthly: Sept 15, 2015 – March 15, 2016 (until funds run out)

Individual Artists residing in one of the five counties of Region 2 may apply for up to $500.00. Mentoring, lessons, and not-for-credit arts learning opportunities, and supplies or services needed to complete an arts project

This grant offers a monthly deadline, quick turn around, and a shorter grant application form facilitate faster funding for arts activities with a shorter timeframe.

The process is quick and easy!

  • Answer the eligibility questions
  • Provide your work samples and those of participating artists
  • Include an artist statement
  • Write a Proposal
  • Build your Budget: Include only the costs this funding will cover

Create an r2ac grant login today!

Contact staff@r2arts.org / 218 751-5447 or 1800 275-5447 with questions or for additional assistance on any grant application.

Begin Your Online Grant Application TODAY!

image001It’s time to begin your online application for a Region 2 Arts Council/Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant. The SUBMISSION DEADLINE is 11:59 p.m. CST on AUGUST 15, 2015.

To review eligibility, instructions, and the application questions

  • Individual Artists: click here, (max $3000 request)
  • Organizations*: click here (max $6000 request)

Don’t miss out on this funding opportunity for arts projects and events that you are planning for the coming year. This grant funds

  • Arts programs and events that provide access to high quality art
  • Arts education activities and experiences, such as workshops, artist-in-residences, arts field trips
  • Arts and cultural heritage programs, projects, festivals, and events
  • Art Activity with a strong community focus!

Create a login and begin your application today! (Organizations will need their EIN number to create a login).

NOTE: For assured, thorough assistance with your application, please contact us two weeks prior to the deadline and ask us to look over your work. DO NOT SUBMIT your grant if you would like us to look things over. Call us at 218 751-5447 or mail us at staff@r2arts.org and let us know

*Eligible organizations include non-profits, tribal and government entities, schools, or cultural groups located in our five-county region.

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Application Workshop Series

image005Region 2 Arts Council is hosting a series of grant application workshops to demonstrate the application process for Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants for Individual Artists and Organizations. Individual artists and those representing non-profits, schools, tribal or government offices, or cultural groups located within our five county region are invited to attend these workshops.

If you are seeking funding support for an arts project in any arts discipline, and your intended project would benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen County, this workshop may be for you!

Wednesday, July 15 in Bagley at the Fireside Grill and Patio, Hwy 2 West,
from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 16 in Baudette at the Depot from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Monday, July 20 in Park Rapids at Coldwell Banker, 101 Main Avenue South,
from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 22 in Bemidji at Beltrami Electric in the Community Room, 4111 Technology Drive NW, from  5:30 – 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 23 in Mahnomen at Gizhiigin Arts, 202 South Main Street,
from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

RSVP: Contact us at staff@r2arts.org or 218 751-5447 / 800 275-5447 to reserve your place.

You may want to start the grant application process prior to the workshop. Locate the create a login in button on the front page of our website, r2arts.org, and start the process. This Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant application deadline is August 15, 2015.

Two Region 2 Arts Council Grant Applications Are LIVE!

clip-art-laptops-706068 As of this morning, two R2AC/Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant Applications are available online.

“What does this mean?” you ask.

In short, organizations and individuals can now complete and submit their ACH grant applications from the comfort of their offices and homes!

We couldn’t be happier.  Stay tuned for more information, but in the mean time, YAHOO!!

(Huge thanks to our grants coordinator Holly for being such an amazing techie and a big thank you to our board members for all of their input.)