Payment

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grants, Arts Project Grants, and Quick Grants

Full payment of the award will be made to the grantee, or to the their fiscal sponsor, 30 calendar days prior to the start date of the project, as entered on the application. Grantees must have their Grant Agreement or Contract signed and approved by R2AC staff prior to payment. Applicants awarded partial funding will receive a Revised Budget form, which must be completed and returned within 10 calendar days of receipt. Once the revised budget is approved, the grantee will receive a Grant Agreement or Contract to sign and return within 30 calendar days. Once received and approved by R2AC staff, full payment of the award will be made to the grantee, or to the their fiscal sponsor, 30 calendar days prior to the start date of the project, as entered on the application.

R2AC/McKnight Individual Artist and Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grants 

A check for 80% of the grant award will be sent to the grantee 30 days prior to the start date of the grantee’s proposed project. A check for 20% of the grant award will be sent to the grantee on receipt and approval of a final report that meets the criteria set forth by the Final Report Policy.

R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship

The fellowship recipient will receive an initial payment of 90% of the full grant award in November upon receipt of the signed contract and request for payment form. The final 10% payment will be made after the fellowship recipient completes the proposed project plan, the Meet the Artist event requirement, and the final report.

Fellowship Meet the Artist Event

Each Fellowship recipient must develop and arrange a Meet the Artist event to be approved by the R2AC Board and fulfilled by the end of the fellowship. The fellowship recipient should include the location for the Meet the Artist event in the proposal. The event might be a public reading, workshop, exhibit, or performance.

Artist Mentor Grants for 8th – 12th grade students

For grants funding classes, seminars, camps or workshops, the Region 2 Arts Council will pay the total project cost up to $600. This may include workshop fees, transportation, student supplies and materials. The check can be made out to the students, their parent or guardian, or directly to the program they will attend.

For grants funding students to work with a mentor, the Region 2 Arts Council will pay the mentor a total fee of $950 per student in two installments: $300 at the start of the mentoring experience and $650 once the contract has been fulfilled and the mentor has submitted the record of contact hours and final report. The 20-hour contract must be fulfilled by March 31, 2016, or the mentor will be paid a percentage of the remaining $650 based on the number of total hours they have worked with a student. R2AC will issue a $50 check for materials and supplies to each student who submits a Contract, signed Agreement, and Study Plan.