Grants For Organizations
Grant opportunities for arts organizations, other community nonprofit organizations, and public agencies
Arts Access—Project grants to help arts organizations identify underserved groups or communities, identify the barriers that keep them from engaging in the arts, and develop and implement strategies to reduce or eliminate the barriers.
Arts Learning—Project grants to provide opportunities for lifelong learners to acquire knowledge and understanding of and skills in the arts.
Arts Tour Minnesota—Project grants to support touring performances, exhibitions, and other related arts activities throughout the state.
Community Arts Schools and Conservatories—Operating support grants to organizations that provide open access to arts learning opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.
Cultural Community Partnership—Project grants, to enhance the careers of individual artists of color. Artists, at any stage in their career, can apply for a grant to help support a collaborative project.
Folk and Traditional Arts—Project grants to support the artistic traditions and customs practiced within community and/or cultural groups by identifying, documenting, preserving, presenting, and honoring Minnesota’s folk arts and traditions.
Minnesota Festival Support—Project grants to engage Minnesotans
in festivals that celebrate the arts, build community, and expose communities
to diverse art forms including folk and traditional arts.
Operating Support—This program provides general operating support to high quality, established arts organizations that produce, present, or exhibit works of art; to nonprofit organizations that provide a broad range of services to artists; and to community arts schools and conservatories that make arts learning available to Minnesotans of all ages and abilities.
Partners in Arts Participation—Project grants to human service organizations to enable people of all abilities, economic backgrounds, cultural heritages, and geographic areas to participate in the arts.