Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

Metropolitan Regional Arts Council improves arts access for Twin Cities metro communities through grants, resources, and advocacy for artists and organizations.

Check out the Welcome to MRAC Grants page, an introduction for new and returning applicants to MRAC grant programs and the grant-making process. You will find information about translation and accessibility options, fiscal sponsorship, and tips to apply to all of MRAC grant programs.

Grant Program Grant Application Deadline
Arts Impact for Individuals October 23, 2023
Flexible Support November 6, 2023

All grants will be submitted using our new grant system, Submittable. Please visit Submittable’s help center for questions on technical assistance and getting started within the platform. 


Recent news

  • Grantee Spotlight: Leila Awadallah

    MRAC’s Grantee Spotlight is a new series to showcase the impact of MRAC’s funding across communities. LEILA AWADALLAH Disciplines: Dance / Choreography / Film MRAC Grant Program: Next Step Fund, 2023… (read more)

  • Help MRAC Reimagine: A message from Kathy Mouacheupao

    A video message from our Executive Director, Kathy Mouacheupao, on our upcoming changes to our grantmaking system. Learn how you can engage with this work to help reimagine the grant… (read more)

  • MRAC is making bold changes. Help us reimagine!

    [Image Description]: The MRAC logo is on the left and is broken up by a photo by Anna Min of Min Enterprises Photography. The photo has four panelists of diverse ages,… (read more)

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