Art Study Opportunity for Youth Grants

Provides up to $500 to allow young artists entering grades 5 – 12 to attend an enrichment camp or specialty study. Costs for standard weekly lessons (such as piano or voice lessons) are allowed for students who qualify for the federal free or reduced lunch program.

Pottery by student artist Isaac Brouwer. Two bowls, beige.

Pottery by student artist Isaac Brouwer.

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Materials for FY 2023

(July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)

FY 2023 Art Study Opportunity for Youth Grant Guidelines

FY 2023 Application Questions  (editable document for draft writing)

FY 2023 Budget Form (also available within the application)

FY 2023 Scoring Criteria

FY 2023 Final Report Questions (editable document for draft writing)



Dates & Deadlines for FY 2023

(July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
FY 2023 Grant Calendar


SMAC Art Study Opportunity for Youth grant workshop webinar: February 9, 2023, noon to 1:00 pm.  Register for Art Study Opportunity grants webinar.

  • Request staff draft review by March 15, 2023
  • Application Deadline: March 29, 2023
  • Panel Review: April 18, 2023
  • Board Action: April 25, 2023
  • Earliest project start date:  May 1, 2023



How to Apply

Applicants may fill out and submit their application in several ways:

  • through our online grant system
  • in a Word document (see materials above), submitted by email to, along with required attachments
  • on paper with required attachments, submitted by mail (PO Box 55, Marshall, MN 56258) or contact us to arrange drop-off.

Contact us to request a paper application:, 800-622-5284.


Video Tutorial for Online Grant System



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