Grant Deadlines

Due to changes in our funding structure, the grant deadline dates listed below are tentative.

Please note the following changes:

  • Individual artist grant deadlines will begin in August and occur into the winter. 
  • Our Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship will be available this year.
  • Our R2AC Artist Fellowship is suspended this year.
  • There will be fewer grant deadlines for non-profit organizations, schools, city and tribal entities

Tentative Grant Deadlines 2020-2021

Note: grants marked with an asterisk may or may not be available this year.  All deadlines are subject to change.

July 31, 2020 open – Aug. 15, 2020 close: Individual Artist Relief Grant Round 1

Aug. 31, 2020 open – Sept. 15, 2020 close: Individual Artist Relief Grant Round 2 

Sept. 30, 2020 open – Oct. 31, 2020 close: Individual Artist Grant 

Nov. 15, 2020 open – Dec. 15,2020 close: Arts Learning for organizations*

Dec. 1 open – Jan. 15, 2021 close: AAI Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant 

Jan. 15, 2021 open – Feb. 15, 2021 close: Arts Access Grant Round for organizations* 

Feb. 15, 2021: Community Arts Support Grant Interim Report (for current CAS recipients) 

March 1, 2021 open – April 1, 2021 close: AAI Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Fellowship 

April 15, 2021 open – May 15, 2021 close: Arts Project Grant Round for organizations:*


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