Foundation / Corporation
Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council (PLRAC)
01/15/20 11:59 PM Receipt - For Professional Mid-Career Artist Grants
Grants of $1,000 and grants of $3,000 to Minnesota individual artists to support creative works and career development activities. Funding is intended for artists within the disciplines of dance, media arts, literature, theater, music, visual art, and other media and disciplines. Eligible applicants must reside in Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, or Watonwan Counties.
The Professional Mid-Career Artist Grant (September 15th deadline):
This grant provides mid-career and beyond artists with financial support that enables them to further their work and their contribution to their communities. It is intended to recognize, reward, and encourage outstanding individual artists in the region. Applicants are expected to demonstrate professional achievement in their disciplines. Professional mid-career and beyond artist defined: professional achievement includes, but is not limited to: juried exhibitions, performances, and publications. Eligible artists are beyond the “emerging” stage in their careers. They have proved to be deeply engaged in their art form and may be ready to take a new “leap” in their career. They are committed to being artists and to creating a body of work. This project grant can support a broad range of study or activities, including exploration of new directions, continuation of work already in progress, or accomplishment of work not financially feasible otherwise. An artist may choose to take time for solitary work or reflection, engage in collaborative or community projects, embark on travel or research, or pursue other activity that contributes to their life as an artist.
The Artist Career Development Grant (January 15th deadline):
This project grant provides financial support to developing artists committed to advancing their work and careers. Artists in their formative stages of development are eligible, as well as artists expanding their present work, advancing in skill, technique and/or moving in a new direction. This program provides artists with small but critical grants for specific projects that contribute directly to their growth and development as professionals. These are art projects that produce work that involves personal creative expression.
Examples of projects that are likely to be funded are described in the following list. The list is not meant to be limiting or all-inclusive.
GrantWatch ID#: 184014
- Professional Mid-Career Artist Grant: $3,000
- Artist Career Development Grant: $1,000
The artist grant period is one year. However, artists can conclude their project earlier if they spend all funds and have their concluding event.
Professional Mid-Career Artist Grant: The Earliest Starting Date is November 1, 2019.
Artist Career Development Grant: The Earliest Starting Date is March 1, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council
105 22nd Avenue NE, Suite A
Waseca, MN 56093-2612
(507) 833-8721 / (800) 298-1254
USA: Minnesota: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan Counties
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi
Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations for education-related programs and projects that improve the lives of low-income, underserved, and disadvantaged children and youth. Funding is intended to support efforts to eliminate disparities in education for these target
Grants of up to $50,000 to researchers affiliated with USA qualified institutions for research in the field of pediatric oncology. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to increase the institution's capacity to conduct
In-kind repair services to Minnesota nonprofit organizations to strengthen communities by offering a welcoming and safe space for communities to gather. Projects may take place in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties. Eligible projects
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming nonprofits for education, job training, and community and economic dev
Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for a range of arts and cultural activities during and after the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended for activities with
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grants to USA, Mexico, and Haiti nonprofits, for-profit organizations, and government entities for programs and services that improve the quality of life for underserved children. Focus areas include working families, equitable communities, and thriving children. The Fu