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Fall/Winter 2018: Upcoming SMAC Deadlines

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Upcoming SMAC grant deadlines

Click here for a printable pdf of all SMAC Deadlines for fiscal year 2019!

October 1st & November 1st, 4:30 pm, 2018 & January 1, 4:30, 2019: Monthly Arts Organization Grants (Art Legacy Project Planning Grants, Arts Organization Development Grants & Arts Organization Start Up Grants) Applications Due

Monthly Arts Organization grants are on a first-come, first served monthly deadline until all funds have been expended. Deadline is the 1st of each month, 4:30 pm, August-November 2018 & January-April 2019. Earliest project start date is the first day of the following month after board action.

Art Legacy Project Planning grants provide organizations with up to $2,500 (increased from $2,000 last year) for plan for a specific large-scale project or activity that will create or advance a strong arts legacy in Minnesota.

Arts Organization Development grants provide arts organization in the SMAC region with up to $5,000 in matching funds to increase their long-term stability and capacity through organizational development and management projects.

Arts Organization Start Up grants provide arts organizations with at least two years of programming up to $2,000 to develop articles of incorporation, by-laws, and apply for their 501(c)(3) status.

October 10, 4:30 pm, 2018: Arts in the Schools Grant Applications Due

Arts in the Schools Grants provide grants to schools for artist residencies or field trips that include educator training and community involvement, juried student art exhibits, and prepackaged theatre experiences. Up to $2,500 (field trips, juried exhibits, or prepackaged theatre), or $4,000 (artist residencies).

December 12, 4:30 pm, 2018: Art Project Grant & Art Legacy Project Grant Applications Due

Art project grants provide organizations in the SMAC region with up to $7,000 in matching funds to stimulate and encourage the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts (pre-packaged theatre residencies limited to $2,500).
 
Art Legacy Project grants provide organizations in the SMAC region with up to $25,000 in matching funds to stimulate and encourage the creation, performance and appreciation of the arts through large-scale projects that will leave an arts legacy in southwest Minnesota.

 

January 9, 4:30 pm, 2019: Individual Developing Artist Grants, Individual Established Career Artist Grants, & Individual Artist Community Collaboration Grants Applications Due

Individual Artist grants for Developing Artists provide up to $2,500 (increased from $2,000 last year) to aid emerging artists at an early stage of their career development with projects that will advance their career.
Individual Artist grants for Established Artists provide up to $7,000 (increased from $5,000 last year) to aid established career artists with the advanced stage of their career development with projects that will advance their career.

New Grant for fiscal year 2019! Individual Artist Community Collaboration grants provide up to $10,000 to artists to create a major new work while collaborating with the community, introducing community members to the arts in a new way.

January 23, 4:30 pm, 2019: Arts in the Schools Grant Applications Due

Arts in the Schools Grants provide grants to schools for artist residencies or field trips that include educator training and community involvement, juried student art exhibits, and prepackaged theatre experiences. Up to $2,500 (field trips, juried exhibits, or prepackaged theatre), or $4,000 (artist residencies).

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