Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant: March 6, 2012 Deadline

Norma Jean Bakka, Past AAI Grant Recipient

The Region 2 Arts Council Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant  is open to individual Native American artists in all disciplines.

Artists must reside in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods and Mahnomen, Roseau, Itasca, Cass and Becker Counties. Artists can apply for grants up to $1,000.

These grants offer funding for costs associated with

  • exhibition and performance
  • production of a creative work
  • purchase of materials or equipment
  • educational opportunities and mentorships
  • proposals for career-enhancing projects

Applications are available at the Region 2 Arts Council Office, 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji, MN  56601 and are also available for download here.

We would be happy to discuss your ideas with you or assist you in completing the application form. Call 751-5447, toll free at 1-800-275-5447, or e-mail