Residency or Location Requirements

Individuals

To be eligible for R2AC funding, an individual applicant must fulfill the following residency requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen or have permanent resident alien status
  • Be a resident of the State of Minnesota and have established residency, as determined by address used for voting and/or payment of taxes, in one of the following counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, or Mahnomen, for a minimum of six months prior to the application’s deadline date.
  • If applying for the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant, an applicant must meet the criteria of the 1990 American Indian Arts & Craft Act and is required to provide a tribal or BIA enrollment card or proof of eligibility as a descendent from a federally recognized tribe. Eligible AAI applicants must have established residency, as determined by address used for voting and/or payment of taxes, in one of the following counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Becker, Cass, Itasca, or Roseau, for a minimum of six months prior to the application’s deadline date.
  • If applying for the R2AC/McKnight Fellowship, an applicant must have established residency in the five-county region for a minimum of one year prior to the application’s deadline date.
  • Live in the five-county region for a total of six months out of the calendar year.
  • If applying for the Artist Mentor Grant, applicant must live in the five-county region for a total of three months out of the calendar year.
  • If applying for the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant, applicant must live in one of the following counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Becker, Cass, Itasca, or Roseau for a total of six months out of the calendar year.
  • Retain residency, as determined by address used for voting and/or payment of taxes, within the five-county region for the duration of the funded project concluding with the submission of the final report.
    • If applying for the Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant, applicant must retain residency, as determined by address used for voting and/or payment of taxes, within in one of the following counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Becker, Cass, Itasca, or Roseau for the duration of the funded project concluding with the submission of the final report.

Organizations or Groups

To be eligible for R2AC funding, applicant organizations or groups must fulfill the following requirements

  • Have a physical address within one of the following MN counties: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods or Mahnomen.
  • Maintain their physical address and be located within the five-county region for the duration of the funded project beginning with the application and concluding with the submission of the final report.
  • If an applicant organization is applying with fiscal sponsor, the fiscal sponsor must have a physical address, as determined by address used for payment of taxes, within the state of Minnesota for the duration of the funded project concluding with the submission of the final report.