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 Disabled Person / Person with Disabilities; 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. Please read the guidelines before you apply.
Text Guidelines for screen readers and translation applications are available at this link: Arts Impact for Individuals Text Version Grant Guidelines
Grant Information Webinar
The Arts Impact for Individuals grant information webinars are designed to help individuals prepare their Arts Impact for Individuals grant application. Webinars cover 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.
The recorded webinar is interpreted into ASL interpretation. Select the CC button in the video player to enable closed captions. A transcript is available for download AI-I Grant Application Webinar_Audio Transcript
PDF file of slides from the Arts Impact for Individuals Grant Information Webinar
Tax implications of receiving an individual artist grant explained by Adia Morris Swanger, Program Manager of Professional Development for Springboard for the Arts: