• MRAC FY20 Grant Changes

    After collecting ideas via constituent surveys, holding conversations with applicants, and completing a targeted feedback process, MRAC is pleased to announce a new grant program that was created in an… (read more)

  • Next Step Fund Finalists Announced

    Seventy-one artists have been named finalists for the 2019 Next Step Fund grant. 429 artists from across the 7-county metro area submitted proposals in this grant program. A panel review… (read more)

  • MRAC Plans for the Next Two Years and Invites Your Participation

    Did you recently attend one of our community circles? Did you share feedback in our survey? Curious about what we learned from these community engagements and what we are doing… (read more)

  • Arts Learning Round 2 Awards Announced

    On April 23, 2019 MRAC awarded $216,136 to 22 organizations/projects in the second round of its FY 2019 Arts Learning grant program. The Arts Learning projects chosen will provide high-quality,… (read more)

  • Community Arts Round 2 Awards Announced

    On March 26, 2019 MRAC awarded $346,335 to 72 organizations/projects in the second round of its FY 2019 Community Arts grant program. The organizations and projects chosen demonstrate both strong… (read more)

  • MRAC Wants Your Opinion on How We’re Doing

    Please let us know how we are doing! We awarded 520 grants totaling nearly $3.5 million in fiscal year 2018! We are proud of what we accomplished last year, but we… (read more)

  • Arts Learning Round 1 Grant Awards Announced

    On January 22, 2019 MRAC awarded $275,839 to 28 organizations/projects in the first round of its FY 2019 Arts Learning grant program. The Arts Learning projects chosen will provide high-quality,… (read more)

  • Community Arts Round 1 Awards Announced

    On December 11, 2018 MRAC awarded $302,454 to 62 organizations/projects in the first round of its FY 2019 Community Arts grant program. The organizations and projects chosen demonstrate both strong artistic quality… (read more)

  • New MRAC Program Director Jovan C. Speller

    MRAC is excited to announce that our newest program director has joined the staff team with the hiring of Jovan C. Speller. Jovan began the role this week and will… (read more)

  • MRAC Awards $878,950 in Arts Activities Support Grants

    On September 25, 2018, the MRAC board awarded $878,950.00 to 90 organizations/projects in the first round of its FY 2019 Arts Activities Support grant program. The Arts Activities Support projects chosen will provide… (read more)