Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Grant applications are now open!

Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Grant

Maximum Grant Award: $1,000

Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Earliest Project Start Date: December 13, 2019

The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Grant for individual artists is now available online. This is the only grant that may be submitted in paper form.

Open to traditional and contemporary Native American Artists in all arts disciplines. This grant offers 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. Both contemporary and traditional arts, such as beading and regalia making, are considered for funding.

Paper applications are available upon request – please contact our office to request a copy.

The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant program is made possible by the generous support of the McKnight Foundation.