Free Grant Writing Workshops for Native American Artists

Jim Jones working on his birch bark canoe

Over the next three weeks, the Region 2 Arts Council is offering free grant writing workshops to discuss grant writing tips and procedures with individual artists interested in applying for an Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant.

The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant is open to individual Native American artists residing in Region 2’s Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods and Mahnomen Counties, as well as artists living in nearby Roseau, Itasca, Cass and Becker Counties. Native Artists in all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Artists can apply for grants up to $1,000. Grant Deadline is October 6, 2011.

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.

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