Foundation / Corporation
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council (SMAC)
Award of $5,000 to a Southwest Minnesota individual artist to recognize outstanding contribution to the arts over an extended period of time. The award will honor an artist who has exemplified a high quality of artistic work, and been recognized by his or her artistic peers.
In recognizing these individuals publicly, the awards will raise the profile of the arts in their communities and throughout the SMAC region.
GrantWatch ID#: 149917
- This award can be received only once in a lifetime.
- The nominated artist must have resided in the SMAC region for at least one year.
- Current SMAC board members are not eligible to be nominated.
- Nominations will not be carried over from year to year. Previous nominees who did not receive the award must be re-nominated.
The SMAC region consists of the following 18 counties in Southwest Minnesota:
Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, Yellow Medicine
Nominations must be submitted online by April 15, 2018. SMAC Board action regarding the nominations will take place April 24, 2018.
Nominations may be made by any individual other than the nominee. It is the policy of SMAC that nominees will not be notified of their nomination unless they are chosen to receive the Prairie Star Award.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Begin your nomination: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=SMAHC
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council
114 North 3rd Street
PO Box 55
Marshall, MN 56258
507 537 1471
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