Arts Impact for Groups
[English] The Arts Impact for Groups grant provides up to $10,000 in funding to help groups create and sustain Minnesotans’ access to the arts. Groups must be Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC); and/or disabled people/people with disabilities; and/or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual/Agender, Two-Spirit (LGBTQIA2+) led. Groups’ primary addresses must also be located in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott or Washington county. This program supports the production of artistic projects, and/or projects that strengthen the organizational capacity and operations of groups providing access to the arts.
The deadline for Arts Impact for Groups applications is November 21, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. The application for Arts Impact for Groups will open September 30, 2022.
[Español] El subsidio de Arts Impact for Groups da hasta $10,000 en financiamiento para ayudar a los grupos a crear y a sostener el acceso a las artes en Minnesota. Los grupos se deben identificar como negros, indígenas o personas de color (BIPOC); personas con discapacidades (PWD); lesbianas, gais, bisexual, transgénero, queer, intersexual, asexual/sin género o dos espíritus (LGBTQIA2+). Las direcciones principales de los grupos deben estar situadas en los condados de Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott o Washington. Este programa apoya la producción de proyectos artísticos o proyectos que fortalecen la capacidad organizacional y las operaciones de grupos que dan acceso a las artes.
La fecha límite es el 21 de noviembre de 2022 a las 11:59 p.m. La solicitud de Impacto Artístico para Grupos abrirá el 30 de septiembre de 2022.
Before You Apply
Step One: Arts Impact for Groups Webinar
MRAC will offer a Grant Information Webinar to learn about the grant program on September 30, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM. To register visit: https://bit.ly/39RLx70. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
The recorded webinar and presentation slides will also be shared on the MRAC YouTube channel and on the Arts Impact for Groups webpage by November 7th.
ASL interpretation will be provided. Automated captions will be available and CART captioning is available by request. If you would like any modifications to aid your participation in this activity, please indicate requests in the registration form or reach out to Sam Stahlmann at email@example.com or 651-523-6388. For complete details about MRAC’s access services and accommodations, please visit Accessibility at MRAC.
Step Two: Arts Impact for Groups Guidelines
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Groups application assistance meeting request form at the bottom of this page https://mrac.org/grants/arts-impact-groups/. The meeting request form will open on October 3rd.
Check out 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.
Photo from Lower Phalen Creek Project.
Image description: two people are smiling and sitting on the grass surrounded by colorful flowers. The people have dark skin and are wearing black t-shirts and head wrap scarves.