Art Legacy Project Grants

Provides organizations in the SMAC region with up to $20,000 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. No cash match required in fiscal year 2023.

Mural on an outdoors staircase in Montevideo, MN, designed and executed by artist Victoria Fortenberry-Jones. Stairs are painted with blue waves. Photo shows people walking down the stairs.

Mural on a staircase in Montevideo, MN, designed and executed by artist Victoria Fortenberry-Jones.

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Materials for FY 2023

(July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)

FY 2023 Art Legacy Project 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 Legacy Project grant workshop webinar: September 29, 2022, noon to 1:00 pm.
Video recording of September 29 Art Legacy Project webinar.

  • Request staff draft review by October 26, 2022
  • Application Deadline: November 9, 2022
  • Panel Review: December 1, 2022
  • Board Action: January 28, 2023
  • Earliest project start date: February 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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Grants Awarded

Grants At A Glance

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