Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant

Maximum Award: $1,000
Extended Fall Deadline:
November 2, 2015
Spring Deadline: March 1, 2016
Review Dates: December 7, 2015 & April 4, 2016

Open to Native American artists in all arts disciplines residing in the following counties: Becker, Beltrami, Cass, Clearwater, Hubbard, Itasca, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, or Roseau. This grant offers funding for costs associated with the exhibition, performance, or production of a creative work; purchase of materials or equipment necessary for a creative work; educational opportunities; mentorships; and proposals for career-enhancing projects or opportunities.

Create a Login and apply online
or use our Paper Grant Application – print, fill out, and send in the mail.

For additional information click AAI HOW TO APPLY FY16.

The Grant Application
The online grant application will ask a series of questions – eligibility questions, questions about demographics which we use for reporting to the Minnesota State Arts Board (see our Data Privacy Policy), and questions based on our scoring criteria. There are also pieces needed for the grant application which you should gather before you apply, such as work samples (Work Sample Submission Policy), an artist resume, a budget (Download Excel Budget Template) and a comparative pricing form.

View pdf of the online application form (Sample only – cannot be submitted – only)