Applications are now open!

We just opened two new application rounds.
See below for details.

The Arts Project Grant is a project-based grant open to non-profits, public and charter schools*, community education programs, arts organizations, institutions of higher learning, government and tribal entities, and groups formed for nonprofit purposes with a fiscal sponsor.
*Parochial schools are ineligible

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Maximum Award: $2,500 (no cash match required)
Earliest Start Date: June 21, 2021

These grants offer funding for a variety of arts projects including costs associated with public art, arts festivals, engagement of guest artists, arts field trips, workshops, exhibitions, presentations, or performances.

Region 2 Arts Council Arts Project Grants are made possible by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund

The Young Artist Grant program is for 8th-12th grade students who have a strong interest in the arts and reside in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods or Mahnomen counties. Students who are singers, musicians, writers, media artists, performers, visual artists and craftspeople are welcome to apply!
Grant recipients are reimbursed up to $600 for costs associated with arts instruction/mentorship, arts classes/camps/workshops in the state of Minnesota, and some related travel expenses or materials.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2021
Maximum Award: $600
Earliest Start Date: July 1, 2021
Mandatory End Date: April 1, 2022

Region 2 Arts Council Young Artist Grants are made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund