Actors in a dramatic scene - Photo provided by Theatre Novi Most

The Grants-at-a-Glance chart lists all of MRAC’s grant programs with a short program description, deadline dates, panel review weeks, and earliest project start dates. Within the chart, click on the individual grant name to learn more about the grant program and to download the guidelines.

Teenage girl looks through a movie camera - Photo provided by TV by Girls

Check out a complete list of grantees sorted by county that includes award amounts, project summaries, and links to the grantees' websites.

Dancers from Ananya Dance Theatre, Photo by V. Paul Virtucio

MRAC has partnered with Access Philanthropy to provide, for free, a database of approximately 400 funders that have a history of making grants in the Twin Cities metro area for arts, culture, history, and humanities.

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Grants at a Glance
Recent Grant Awards
MRAC-Funded Events

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The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council increases access to the arts in 7-county metropolitan area communities by providing information, organizational support and grants.


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