Arts & Cultural Heritage Grants for Small Towns

Maximum Award: $6,000

Deadline: January 15, 2017 by 11:59 pm

These grants offer funding for a variety of arts projects and programming including costs associated with public art, exhibitions, or performances in three key areas:

  • Arts programming that provides access to high quality arts experiences
  • Arts education experiences such as workshops, artist residencies, and arts field trips
  • Arts and cultural heritage programs, projects, festivals, and events

Organizations or groups in towns with a population under 2,000 can apply for grants up to $6,000 to fund projects that would benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.

Applications are available online at For more information, or with questions, call Region 2 Arts Council at 218-751-5447 or toll-free at 800-275-5447. You can also email us at

Come to Our Information Sessions:


Monday, January 9

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Depot Preservation Alliance Baudette, MN 56623 (218) 590-6407

Drop-In Session at Region 2 Arts Council Office

Wednesday, January 4 10 am –  2 pm