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Bemidji Area Arts Endowment (BAAE) Arts Project Grant

Grants and Scholarships to Minnesota Schools, Nonprofits,
or Individuals in Support of Art and Music

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Northwest Minnesota Foundation - Bemidji Area Arts Endowment (BAAE)

Deadline Date:

04/09/20 Postmarked


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Grants of up to $1,500 to Minnesota schools, nonprofit groups, and arts organizations, and scholarships of $250 to individuals to support the arts in an eligible region. Eligible uses of grant funds include: production of arts events or workshops, sponsorships of artists in residence, or development of arts organizations. Scholarship funds can be applied toward lessons, training, and instrument rentals for young people to study violin, viola, cello, or bass. Recipients must be located in the Bemidji Area.

The Arts Project should reflect one or more of the Foundation's core values including activities that enrich people’s lives through the arts; encourage the active presence of the arts in our community; use of the arts to transcend barriers; increase the positive economic impact of the arts in the community; increase access to the arts; contribute to building mutual respect for each other and our community through the arts; help us understand our diverse cultures and heritage; and encourage the aesthetic development of our community.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127935

Number of Grants:

Two scholarships

Estimated Size of Grant:

Arts Project Grant: Up to $1,500
Scholarship: $250

Term of Contract:

Arts Projects must be completed within one year of the grant award.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grant Eligibility:
-Schools, nonprofit groups, or arts organizations in the Bemidji Area.
-Applicants that are not schools or 501(c) 3 organizations must use a fiscal agent.

Scholarship Eligibility:
-Youth ages 8-15 to study violin, viola, cello or bass.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Timeline:
Postmarked deadline: April 9, 2020
Notification of awards will be made on, or before, Monday, May 2, 2020

Arts Project Application -
Scholarships Application -

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

218-759-2057 or 800-659-7859

Mail completed Arts Project Grant application to:
Bemidji Area Arts Endowment – Arts Project Grant
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
201 3rd Street NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Mail completed scholarship application to:
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Attn.: Willimek Scholarship/ BAAE
201 3rd Street NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Minnesota: Bemidji area

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