New Grant Program Info Sessions

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New Grant Program Info Sessions

Come learn about the changes to our grants and grant cycle, which begins in August. Our grants offer funding for a variety of art projects and programs for individuals and organizations. We will be discussing our updated organizational grants for nonprofits, schools, government or tribal offices, and community education programs as well as our individual artist grant programs. The majority of Region 2 Arts Council grants serve individuals who reside in, and organizations located in Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties. Our grants for Native American artists serve those residing in surrounding counties as well.

Park Rapids Public Library  July 20, 1 – 3 pm*

Bemidji Public Library  July 25, 1 – 3 pm*

Clearwaters Life Center in Gonvick  August 1, 3:30 – 5:30 pm*

Red Lake Tribal Council Chambers August 2, 10 am – 12 pm (15484 Migizii Drive

Red Lake MN, 56671)

Mahnomen County Historical Museum in Mahnomen  Aug 3, 1:00 – 3:00 pm*

Gizhiigin Arts Center in Mahnomen  Aug 3, 4:30 – 6:30 pm*

*For each session, the first hour will be dedicated to grants for nonprofit organizations, schools, local and tribal government offices, etc. The second hour is for grants for individual artists.

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 These grants are made possible by the voters of MN, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund, and from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund. Thanks, as well, to the McKnight Foundation.


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