Quick Support for Artists

Provides artists with up to $1,000 for activities such as purchasing supplies, attending classes, and small artist-led community projects.

Watercolor painting in shades of blue and green of a rural landscape with silos, trees, and a stormy sky.

Watercolor by Brad Hall of Granite Falls, MN.

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DEADLINES for FY 2022 

(July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)
FY 2022 Grant Calendar


SMAC Quick Support for Artists workshop webinars: July 19, 2021, 7:00 to 8:00 pm (register here), and January 18, 2022, noon to 1:00 pm (register here).

Video recording of July 19, 2021 webinar available here.

Monthly deadlines while funds remain:

  • 1st of each month, August 2021 – April 2022, or until funds are expended
  • Board Action: Next scheduled board meeting
  • Earliest Project Start Date: the first day of the following month



(July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)


FY 2022 Quick Support for Artists Guidelines

FY 2022 General Grant Guidelines (applies to all grant programs)

FY 2022 Application Questions    (editable document for draft writing)

FY 2022 Budget Form (also available within the application)
Excel Form
PDF Form

FY 2022 Scoring Criteria

FY2022 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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