Apply Now! Individual Artist Grant and Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant Deadlines Fast Approaching!

R2ACLogo_Color_smallR2AC/McKnight Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant
Deadline: October 1, 2013
Artists apply for grants up to $1000.00
Open to Native American Artists residing in Beltrami, Mahnomen, Becker, Cass, Itasca, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Roseau and Clearwater counties.  Must be 18 years or older and a tribal enrollee or a descendant.  Grant application packets are available for download at or at the Region 2 Arts Council office at 426 Bemidji Avenue, N. in Bemidji.

R2AC/McKnight Individual Artist Grant
Deadline: October 3, 2013
Artists apply for grants up to $1,000.

Individual Artists residing in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, and Mahnomen counties are eligible to apply for this grant. Must be 18 years of age or older. Applications for Individual Artist Grants are available at the Region 2 Arts Council Office, 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji, MN  56601 and are also available for download from our website

IAG and AAI 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. This grant is open to artists in various stages of their arts interests and careers.

Region 2 Arts Council staff is 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

Miigwech and Thank You to the McKnight Foundation for funding this grant opportunity!