Arts Access Grant applications open July 15

Arts Access Grants are for organizations interested in offering an arts-related activity or program.

Maximum Award: $6,000

Application Deadline: August 15

Eligible Organizations

  • arts organizations
  • schools (parochial schools are ineligible)
  • community education programs
  • institutions of higher learning (colleges or universities)
  • non-profits providing arts programming
  • local city, town, county government entities
  • tribal government entities
  • arts affiliate to a 501(c)3 host organization or other non-profit entity (such as a school, institution of higher learning, or city, town, county, or tribal government entity)
  • Groups without 501(c)3 nonprofit tax status

Eligible Uses:

  • Public art projects
  • Arts festivals
  • Engagement of guest artists
  • Arts field trips
  • Arts workshops
  • Arts exhibitions
  • Arts presentations
  • Arts performances

Questions? Need more information? Inquiries about accessibility needs?
CALL: 218-751-5447 / 800-275-5447   TEXT: 218-407-2507   EMAIL:

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