Applications are due soon!
Spring Arts Access Grant – due March 15
Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Fellowship – due March 15 [NEW DATE!]
Application Deadline Extended to March 15, 2020
The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative (AAI) Fellowship provides unfettered funding to one individual Native American artist to fuel his/her art in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Mahnomen, Lake of the Woods, Becker, Roseau, Cass, and Itasca counties in Minnesota.
The goal of the AAI Fellowship Program is to assist the region’s most talented Native American artists in furthering and innovating their work. One $5,000 award will be granted in 2020.
The funds can be used for, but not limited to:
Applications are available online at r2arts.org.
For questions or more information contact Region 2 Arts Council staff at:
218-751-5447 / 800-275-5447 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: March 15, 2020 by 11:45 p.m.
Maximum Award: $6,000
(20% Cash Match required; 25% Match on equipment purchases)
Arts Access Grants are 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. These grants can support creation, production, and presentation of high-quality arts activities, as well as projects that help overcome barriers to accessing high-quality arts activities, and projects that help instill the arts into the community and public life in our region. Arts activities proposed for funding must be accessible by the public, have a strong community component, and must benefit the residents of Beltrami, Hubbard, Clearwater, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen Counties.
*Parochial schools are ineligible.
Please join the R2AC Board and staff for this month’s business meeting and application review.
Young Artist Grant applications are due February 15.
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!
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.
Community Arts Support Grant applications are due February 15.
The Community Arts Support Grant program is open to any arts organization with a two-year operating history. These grants are two-year awards made available to arts organizations located in Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods or Mahnomen counties.
Region 2 Arts Council Community Arts Support Grants (CAS) are made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. The CAS grant program is also funded, in part, by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund.