Upcoming SMAC grant deadlines
July 25, 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 (increased from $5,000 last year) in matching funds to stimulate and encourage the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts (pre-packaged theatre residencies limited to $2,500 (raised from $750 last year)).
Art Legacy Project grants provide organizations in the SMAC region with up to $25,000 (increased from $20,000 last year) 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.
August 1st & September 1st, 4:30 pm, 2018:
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.
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.
August 15, 4:30 pm 2018:
Equipment/Facilities Grant Applications Due
September 12, 4:30 pm, 2018:
Individual Developing Artist Grants, Individual Established Career Artist Grants, & Individual Artist Community Collaboration Grants Applications Due