Forecast Public Art Grants

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Deadline of October 18th


2017 Forecast Grant Applications – Deadline October 18
Forecast grants support Minnesota-based emerging and mid-career artists in the development and creation of new public art projects. They have 3 grant opportunities with an application deadline of October 18, 2016.

Mid-Career Professional Development Grant
$5,000 to support mid-career artists in public art-related professional development – from skill development to creating models and prototypes, apprenticeships, conferences, and more.

Emerging Artist Research & Development Grant
$2,500 to support emerging artists in public art-related project planning or research and development.

Emerging Artist Project Grant
$8,000 to support the creation of a temporary or permanent public artwork anywhere in the state of Minnesota by an emerging Minnesota-based artist.


Check out Forecast’s Frequently Asked Questions and Grant Writing Tips for quick answers and suggestions for strong applications!

Application Feedback Sessions
30-minute meetings are available with Forecast staff to review draft proposal materials, answer questions, and discuss the application process.

Meetings are still available on October 11 and October 12! Sign up for a meeting at


Forecast’s grants are generously funded by The McKnight Foundation and Jerome Foundation.

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