Minnesota State Arts Board opens two new grant programs to support individuals & organizations

The Minnesota State Arts Board has posted application materials for two new grant programs:
Creative Support for Individuals
The grant range is $2,000 – $6,000

Creative Support for Organizations
The grant range is $5,000 – $15,000

These programs will provide flexible support for individuals and organizations whose practices and programming have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. In each program, funds can be used to help individuals and organizations maintain their core activities and their connections to Minnesota residents and communities.

These are statewide grant programs. Any person or organization who meets the eligibility requirements is welcome to submit an application.

Eligibility requirements are listed in the Program Overview and Application Instructions document posted on each program Web page (linked above)

There will be two deadline options for each program, one in August and one in September. Deadlines are listed on the Arts Board Web calendar.

More detailed information on each program is posted on the Arts Board Web site.

A free, recorded training Webinar is available for each program and can be found on the grant program page.

For accessibility inquiries and accommodation requests contact:
Natalie Kennedy Schuck, accessibility coordinator
Phone: (651) 539-2666, toll-free (800) 866-2787
Minnesota Relay 711
E-mail: natalie.kennedy@arts.state.mn.us

The Minnesota State Arts Board is a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts in the state. It works to ensure that all Minnesotans can participate in and benefit from the arts.