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 2022.

Photograph taken in the late evening of an old tractor that has been converted to an art sculpture by the wheel and body being replaced with stained glass window art that is very colorful. Depicts abstract flowers. There is light behind it, making the portions that are glass light up.

Sculpture in Montevideo, MN by Karl Unnasch of Chatfield, MN.

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DEADLINES for FY 2022 

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


SMAC Art Legacy Project grant workshop webinar: September 30, 2021, 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
Register here.

  • Application Deadline: November 10, 2021
  • Panel Review: December 4, 2021
  • Board Action: January 22, 2022
  • Earliest project start date: February 1, 2022




(July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022)


FY 2022 Art Legacy Project Grant 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

FY 2022 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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