Fridley Community Theater

Welcome to MRAC. We are happy to help with your grantmaking, training, or other needs related to the arts in the 7-County Twin Cities Metro Area.

Happy intergenerational visitors to the Soo VAC gallery in Minneapolis

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.

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

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Grants at a Glance
Recent Grant Awards

Grant Deadlines

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There are no upcoming workshops at this time. Please check back for updates.

June Peer Connections
MRAC Offices
9:00 am
Engaging People with Disabilities in the Arts: Could, Should, or Must
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
1:00 pm
Databases 101
MRAC Offices
2:00 pm
The Art of Formalizing an Arts Administration Career
MRAC Offices
3:00 pm
Better Community Engagement: An Interactive Presentation on Embracing Core Change
The Cedar Cultural Center
10:00 am
July Peer Connections
MRAC Offices
9:00 am
Human Resources 101 for Small Arts Nonprofits
MRAC Offices
2:00 pm


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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