FREE Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant Writing Workshops

Attention Native Artists residing in Beltrami, Mahnomen, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, Hubbard, Cass, Roseau, Itasca, and Becker Counties:  Don’t forget to contact Region 2 Arts Council (218-751-5447/1-800-275.5447 or to sign up for one of the following FREE Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant Writing Workshops in your area!

Location: Minwanjige Café, near the Strawberry Lake Store in Ogema.  Date: Thursday, August 11, 2011. Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Tribal Council HQ Building, Red Lake.  Date: Thursday, August 25, 2011.  Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Location: Region 2 Arts Council Office, 426 Bemidji Ave, Bemidji.  Date: Thursday, September 1, 2011.  Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Location: Leech Lake Tribal College.  Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2011.  Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

These workshops will familiarize potential applicants with the application process, what projects are eligible, how to develop a project budget and other tips.

The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant is open to individual Native American artists in all disciplines. These grants offer 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. Artists can apply for grants up to $1,000. Grant Deadline is October 6, 2011.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required.  To reserve a place in a free workshop or for further information, please call 218-751-5447 or 1-800-275-5447 or email  To download a copy of Region 2 Arts Council Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant, click here!