Partners in Arts Participation
Partners in Arts Participation is a pilot grant program designed to broaden opportunities for Minnesotans to participate in the arts. Grant funds may be used by Minnesota social or human service organizations to provide opportunities for people of all abilities, economic backgrounds, cultural heritages, and geographic areas to be involved in arts activities.
- Provide opportunities for constituents of Minnesota social or human service programs to participate in arts activities offered by Arts Board and/or regional arts council grantees. A link to the list of eligible grantees is available below.
- Encourage planning with artists and arts organizations to offer additional programming around event(s).
- Build understanding and appreciation of different art forms through participation and additional programming.
Projects can begin no earlier than June 15, 2013, and must be completed no later than June 14, 2014.
Who may apply
Minnesota social or human service organizations, community action groups, or other groups serving underserved populations that are classified as nonprofit under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Programs that operate under the auspices of tribal governments located in Minnesota also are eligible to apply.
An organization may submit one Partners in Arts Participation grant application per year.
The applicant may request 100 percent of the total project costs, not to exceed $25,000; no match is required.
Contact Sue Gens or call (651) 215-1609 or (800) 866-2787 for additional information or answers to specific questions.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Applicants may begin applying at 12:00 noon on Monday, March 25, 2013, and are encouraged to apply as far in advance of the deadline as possible. Partners in Arts Participation is a noncompetitive grant program; grants are approved on a first-come, first-served basis until all available program funds have been expended.
Instructions and Supplemental Materials
Fiscal year 2014 materials and links will be available six to eight weeks before the application deadline. Previous materials are shown below for reference only.
Reports and amendments