Ineligibility Guidelines for Applicants

Individuals, groups or organizations are NOT eligible for funding if they

  • Are a for-profit business.
  • Are a parochial school.
  • Are a religious organization.
  • Are an organization whose primary purpose is to influence public policy.
  • Do not have 501(c)3 tax exempt status or a fiscal sponsor with 501(c)3 tax exempt status.
  • Are a grant applicant who is a current member, or are using a grant writer or project director who is a current member, of the R2AC Staff, Board, AAI Council or an immediate family member of an R2AC Staff, Board, or AAI Council member. (Immediate family is defined as: spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, child’s spouse, brother, brother’s spouse, sister, or sister’s spouse.)
  • Are applying for either an Individual Artist Grant or an Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant and have received an Individual Artist Grant, an R2AC Artist Fellowship or an Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship or an Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant within the past two years.
  • Are applying for either an R2AC Artist Fellowship or an Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship and have not submitted your final report for an Individual Artist Grant or Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant. Final reports must be submitted and approved before an applicant is eligible.
  • Are applying for an R2AC Artist Fellowship and have already received an R2AC Artist Fellowship or an R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship.
  • Are applying for an R2AC Artist Fellowship or an Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship and are a full or part time degree-seeking student in your artistic discipline at an institution of higher learning.
  • Are applying for an Arts Access Grant for Small Towns and do not have a physical address located in a town with a population under 2,000.
  • Have a grant project in the state of open modification, in which the grantee has mentioned that a project needs to be modified, but specific modifications have not been requested or approved.
  • Are in violation of any past contractual agreements with R2AC, such as an overdue final report.
  • Have had an R2AC grant contract/agreement terminated and funding revoked, but did not return funds to the R2AC.
  • Are applying as an individual artist or group of artists to fund a project at your place of employment.