Arts Impact for Individuals Grant Webinar

Arts Impact for Individuals

The Arts Impact for Individuals grant provides support for artistic projects in Minnesota led by individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Color (BIPOC); and/or a Person with Disabilities (PWD); and/or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual/Agender, Two-Spirit (LGBTQIA2+) with grants up to $5,000. Individuals must have primary addresses in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott or Washington county. This grant is designed to support individuals leading efforts to create access to the arts for communities and/or engage with communities through artistic endeavors. Each project proposal must include a community component, such as an informal talk, workshop, public performance or exhibition, any of which may be presented virtually.

The deadline for Arts Impact for Individuals applications is October 4, 2021.

The application for Arts Impact for Individuals will open August 23, 2021.

Before You Apply

Step One: Arts Impact for Individuals Webinar

The Arts Impact for Individuals grant information webinar is designed to help individuals prepare their Arts Impact for Individuals grant application. The webinar covers funding, eligibility, program scope, and the details of applying for an Arts Impact for Individuals grant at MRAC. Participants will become familiar with the program and online application and will leave with clear expectations of the next steps to apply for MRAC funding.

There are two ways to access the webinar:

Attend the Arts Impact for Individuals grant information webinar via Zoom on Wednesday, September 1st: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM.

ASL interpretation and live CART captioning services will be provided. If you would like any modifications to aid your participation in this activity, please indicate requests in the registration form or reach out to Scott Artley at or 651-523-6384. For complete details about MRAC’s access services and accommodations, please visit Accessibility at MRAC.

Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Watch the Arts Impact for Individuals grant information webinar anytime after September 8th. The video will be embedded on the grant page

Step Two: Arts Impact for Individuals Guidelines

The Arts Impact for Individuals grant guidelines are comprehensive and will help you to put together an application.

Guidelines Navigation:

Additional Assistance

If you have general application questions or need technical assistance (for example help with resetting a password or logging into the grant interface), send an email to

If you would like to request a meeting with a Program Director to discuss eligibility and program intent and project idea development, or to receive other help with your application, fill-out the Arts Impact for Individuals application assistance meeting request form at the bottom of this page The meeting request form will open on September 2.

Newly launched is the Welcome to MRAC Grants page, which is intended to introduce 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.

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