MRAC receives funds via the Minnesota State Arts Board and the McKnight Foundation and regrants these dollars to arts projects and organizations in the 7-county Twin Cities Metro Area. There are grant programs available to nonprofit arts organizations and informal arts groups:
MRAC has one grant program that is available to individual artists:
Annually there are two Arts Achievement Awards granted to MRAC eligible groups demonstrating artistic excellence in programming to the community. All of the MRAC grants are reviewed and ranked by a panel of individuals who are connected to the arts community and final awards are approved by the MRAC board of directors. Please check each grant program's page for more information about the eligibility and deadlines.