We seek to encourage growth and development of the arts in southwest Minnesota by serving AS A SOURCE OF FUNDS AND TECHNICAL SERVICES WHICH ENABLE LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS AND INDIVIDUALS TO SPONSOR AND/OR CREATE AND PROMOTE THE ARTS IN THEIR COMMUNITIES.
Serving 18 counties in Southwest Minnesota
Big Stone • Chippewa • Cottonwood • Jackson • Kandiyohi • Lac qui Parle • Lincoln • Lyon • McLeod • Meeker • Murray • Nobles • Pipestone • Redwood • Renville • Rock • Swift • Yellow Medicine
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council’s activities are made possible by the voters of Minnesota thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund and by an appropriation from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State’s general fund. The McKnight Foundation provides additional funding for our individual artists programs.
Do you have an art project related to sustainability?
Sustainable agriculture and food systems, clean energy, natural resources and resilient communities
If your art or community project is related to the Southwest Regional Sustainable Develpment Partnership’s focus areas (sustainable agriculture and food systems, clean energy, natural resources and resilient communities; see rsdp.umn.edu) then we have a resource for you! Connect with Anne Dybsetter, Executive Director of Southwest Regional Sustainable Development Partnership, University of Minnesota Extension ph: 320-235-0726 x 2012 | cell: 320-212-4406…details
Looking for demographic data?
You may want to check on Community Commons, www.communitycommons.org. Go to the “Maps and Data” section, and you can make maps and reports with lots of different data! MN Compass has some nice data tools and reports as well.details