Full payment of the award will be made to the grantee, or to their fiscal sponsor, 30 calendar days prior to the start date of the project, as entered on the application or as modified in a subsequent Granted Activity Change Form. No payments will be made prior to the earliest start date listed on the application. Grantees must have their signed Grant Contract, including any revisions or changes such as a revised budget for a partial award, approved by R2AC staff prior to payment. All individuals must also provide a signed W-9 tax form to receive payment. Arts Access, Arts Learning, and Young Artist Grantees must have completed and submitted their Outcome and Evaluation Methods Follow-up form and had it approved by R2AC staff prior to payment. Funded arts activity cannot begin before the Grant Contract is signed and approved and any other required paperwork is submitted and approved, such as a Granted Activity Change Form or Revised Budget.

Young Artist Grants for 8th – 12th grade students

Grant recipients are reimbursed up to $600 for work with a mentor artist/instructor or for costs associated with attending an arts camp/class/workshop for activity that takes place within the state of Minnesota. As part of the maximum $600 grant award, grantees may also ask for reimbursement up to $100 for travel expenses, including mileage at $0.535/mile, lodging, and/or meals, and may also may ask for reimbursement up to $50 for arts materials such as reeds, sheet music, paints, brushes, books, ballet slippers, sketch pads, etc. Checks will be made out to the student/grantee, who must submit a signed Grant Contract, a W-9 tax form, and receipt(s) and/or invoices(s) for the funded arts lessons/camp/class/workshop. They may also supply receipt(s) for up to $50 in arts supplies, and/or an R2AC travel voucher for up to $100 in travel expenses if applicable.