Arts Learning Grant

Maximum Award: $6,000 ($3,000 for Schools to apply without a cash match)
Deadline:
 October 15, 2017 by 11:59 pm
Review Date: November 20, 2017
Earliest Start Date: December 1, 2017

These grants can support high-quality arts education for Minnesotans of all ages to develop knowledge, skills, and understanding of the arts. Funds can be used for artists-in-residence programs and educational performances, or to provide arts classes, camps, or workshops. Funded arts activities must be open to the general public. Public and charter schools, community education programs, government or tribal offices, and any nonprofits or groups with a fiscal sponsor providing arts education programming can apply for grants up to $6,000. Public schools, charter schools, or community education programs can apply for grants up to $3,000 with no cash match to fund projects would benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.

Create a Login and apply online

The Grant Application
The online grant application will ask you to attest to your eligibility and then answer a series of questions about demographics, which we use for reporting to the Minnesota State Arts Board (see our Data Privacy Policy), and questions about your project based on our scoring criteria. There are also pieces needed for the grant application which you should gather before you apply, such as work samples (Work Sample Submission Policy), resumes, and a budget.

Watch a tutorial video on how to start an application