Masami Kawazato

Masami Kawazato

Program Director

Arts Learning and Arts Project Support (Hennepin County applicants)
651-523-6386
With Jovan Speller, Masami co-directs the Arts Learning and Arts Project Support grant programs. She advises groups on the MRAC grant guidelines, eligibility, and decision-making processes and offers grant workshops to both applicants and grant review panelists, along with providing draft and budget reviews prior to deadlines. Masami encourages you to get in touch if you have any questions about funding opportunities for your arts programming.

Outside of MRAC, Masami serves on Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Made Here Arts Advisory Panel and is the events coordinator at Bogart’s Doughnut Company. She and her husband live in South Minneapolis and enjoy bicycling, cooking, and attending arts events in the Twin Cities.

Masami uses she/her/hers pronouns.