Grant Details

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council - Arts Project Support

2324 University Avenue West, Suite 114
St. Paul, MN 55114
  • Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
  • Minnesota
  • Anoka
  • Carver
  • Dakota
  • Hennepin
  • Ramsey
  • Scott
  • Washington
Maximum Grant Amount
December 16, 2019

The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council is accepting applications to the Arts Activities Support program.

This program provides grants of project support for nonprofit IRS 501(c)(3) arts organizations, non-arts nonprofits and community education units with art programming, and informal/unincorporated arts groups applying with a nonprofit as a fiscal sponsor.

Funding is intended for quality arts activities in any discipline to communities within the seven-county metropolitan area of Minnesota. Grant requests may include costs for artists and other personnel, facility and/or equipment rental, postage, supplies, printing and other expenses necessary to carry out the project. 

The applicant group's annualized operating/arts programming expenses must be less than $400,000. This program requires a cash match from a source other than MRAC and/or other State funding sources.

Application workshops are held about a month prior to the deadline. Participants learn about the grant program, application process, and how to write an effective MRAC grant application.

Round 1 application deadline: July 15, 2019.
Round 2 (County allocated funding) application deadline: December 16, 2019
Round 3 application deadline: April 6, 2020

Last review date: 8/12/2019

Application Link
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