Applications are still available for the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grants. Please note that this grant opportunity has a deadline of October 1, 2009.
Anishinaabe Arts Initiative grants may be requested by individual Native American artists (request cannot exceed $700) to assist them in the completion of an artistic work or to take advantage of an opportunity; by schools (request up to $500) that wish to engage the talents of an artist-in-residence; and by organizations (request up to $1,200) for community project grants. Applicants must reside in the Region 2 area, including Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, and Mahnomen Counties, or nearby counties including Becker, Roseau, Itasca, and Cass counties.
Please note that the term “arts” refers to music, creative writing, dance, visual arts, theater and other forms of creative expression.
To request a printed application form, email us mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Region 2 Arts Council office, 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji, MN 56601, 751-5447 or toll free at 1-800-275-5447. Staff assistance is available to all applicants to discuss ideas, select artists, or to assist in completing the application form.