Foundation / Corporation
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council (SMAC)
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Grants of up to $4,000 and grants of up to $2,500 to Minnesota public schools in eligible counties for arts related activities and programs in schools. Funding is intended to support projects that include, but are not limited to, field trips, artist residencies, pre-packaged theater events, juried student art exhibits, and educator training. Funded activities may occur during the school year or during the summer.
The Arts in the Schools grant program is open to public schools within the eighteen counties of the SMAC service region (Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, and Yellow Medicine counties) or on tribal lands within the service area.
Arts in the Schools grant projects must be open to all students within a grade, subject discipline, or activity (i.e. fall play), rather than exclusive to a student organization or specific students selected by faculty.
Projects may include, but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 147581
Arts in the Schools grants are available in the following amounts:
- Artist Residencies: Up to $4,000 for each distinct, stand-alone residency.
- Juried Art Exhibits: Up to $2,500.
- Field Trips: Up to $2,500,
- Pre-packaged theater projects: Up to $2,500.
Earliest project start date: June 2021.
No advertising by the applicant organization can take place before the start date, whether or not it will be paid for through the grant. However, posting basic information such as event dates is allowed.
Projects must be concluded no later than June 30, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Online application portal: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=smahc
For questions, assistance, and to schedule time with Grants Administrator Caroline Koska, see https://calendly.com/carolinekoska-smac.
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council
114 North 3rd Street
PO Box 55
Marshall, MN 56258
Contact form: https://swmnarts.org/contact-us/
USA: Minnesota: Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties
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