City of Saint Paul
09/23/22 4:00 PM Receipt
Grants of up to $50,000 to Minnesota nonprofit organizations, groups, businesses, and individuals to promote arts and culture in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support operations and program development with the goal of enhancing regional economic growth and cultural vitality. Projects must be located within the City of Saint Paul; the majority of funds will be used for projects located within the targeted area known as the Cultural District of downtown Saint Paul.
The purpose of the Cultural STAR fund is to promote cultural vitality and economic growth, particularly in the downtown Cultural District, by strengthening the arts and culture community. Cultural STAR dollars are intended to:
Special Projects Program: Special Project grants are made to groups wishing to offer quality arts activities, in any discipline, within the geographic boundaries of the City of Saint Paul. Grant requests may include costs for artists and other personnel, postage, supplies, printing, travel, and other expenses necessary to carry out the project.
Organizational Development Program: The Organizational Development program provides grants for projects designed to strengthen the management, administration, or operations of the recipient organization. Such activities must 1) advance the mission of the group, and 2) have the potential for significant or long-term impact. The intent of the program is to challenge the organization, infuse new thinking, develop new systems, or strengthen existing systems to further the group’s growth and development.
GrantWatch ID#: 182839
The minimum grant request is $5,000. It is unlikely that the Board will recommend funding any proposal for more than $50,000.
- Earliest Project Start Date: August 1, 2022
- Latest Project End Date: July 31, 2023
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.zoomgrants.com/zgf/CulturalSTAR_2022_Round1
Direct questions to:
Nora Riemenschneider, Program Coordinator
Nancy Vang, Project Management Technician
City of Saint Paul
15 Kellogg Blvd. West
Saint Paul, MN 55102
The Cultural District is bordered by Interstate 94 to the North, the Lafayette Bridge to the East, the Mississippi River to the South, and Chestnut Road to the West. See map: https://www.stpaul.gov/sites/default/files/Media%20Root/Planning%20%26%20Economic%20Development/Downtown-Cultural-District-Map.pdf
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