Provides 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.  No match requirements.

Participants in the “Prohibited Acts” project by Jessica Gorman of Granite Falls, MN.

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DEADLINE for FY 2021

(July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)
FY 2021 Grant Calendar


SMAC Individual Artist grant workshop webinars: July 9, 2020, noon to 1 pm (register here)  and December 3, 2020, noon to 1 pm (register here).

Click here to view a recording of our July 9, 2020 webinar.

Click here to view a recording of the December 3, 2020 webinar.

  • Application Deadline: January 13, 2021
  • Panel Review: February 6, 2021
  • Board Action: February 23, 2021
  • Earliest project start date: March 1, 2021




(July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)


FY 2021 Individual Artist Community Collaboration Grant Guidelines

FY 2021 General Grant Guidelines (applies to all grant programs)

FY 2021 Application Questions  (editable document for draft writing)

FY 2021 Budget Form (also available within the application)

FY 2021 Scoring Criteria

FY2021 Final Report Questions (editable document for draft writing)

Video Tutorial for Online Grant System

Grant System Guide for Applicants (PDF)



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Grants Awarded


Grants At A Glance

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