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Operating Support Grants

Two-year grants for arts organizations that have been designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) for a minimum of three years.  For organizations with an average operating budget of less than $25,000, this grant provides up to 35% of the organization’s average operating budget each of the two years. For organizations with an average operating budget more than $25,000, the grant provides up to 15% of the organization’s average operating budget each of the two years.

Organizations that qualify for Minnesota State Arts Board operating support funds are not eligible for this program. Organizations may not include operating expenses (administrative overhead) in other SMAC grant program budgets if applying for this grant.

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NEXT ROUND OF OPERATING SUPPORT GRANTS available in October 2017

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