Creative Support for Individuals & Organizations

Creative Support for Individuals
Maximum Award: $6,000

Two application deadlines:
June 4 by 4:30 p.m.
August 6 by 4:30 p.m.
Creative Support for Organizations
Maximum Award: $25,000

Two application deadlines:
June 25 by 4:30 p.m.
October 1 by 4:30 p.m

These grants are flexible and meant to help artists and culture bearers adapt to a changing and challenging environment in which to work. By using their creativity and connection to community, this grant program will help Minnesota artists and culture bearers maintain their visibility and financial sustainability.

Grantees will be able to use funds to sustain their practice and stay relevant and connected to audiences, participants, students, or communities now and in the future.
These grants are designed to support arts organizations, and nonarts organizations that regularly offer arts programming, as they rebuild, reimagine, and continue to adapt their arts programming in response to the changing environment caused by the global pandemic.

Grantees will be able to determine how best to use funds to stay connected to audiences, participants, students, or communities that participate in their regular arts programming.