MN State Arts Board Festival Support Grants


Minnesota State Arts Board FY 2020 Minnesota Festival Support grant application deadline March 22, 2019

The FY 2020 Minnesota Festival Support grant program is now open for application. The
FY 2020 Minnesota Festival Support Program Overview and Application Instructions are available on the Arts Board Web site.

Minnesota Festival Support is a grant program designed to provide meaningful arts experiences to Minnesotans through festivals that celebrate the arts, build community, and expose communities to diverse art forms including folk and traditional arts. Applicants must have presented the proposed festival at least once prior to the date of application.

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 22, 2019. All applications must be submitted and accepted before 4:30 p.m. on the day of the deadline.

Proposed projects must take place between September 1, 2019, and August 31, 2020.

Those considering a first time application are urged to review the program’s eligibility requirements and to speak with program officer Rina Rossi prior to beginning an application. She can be reached at (651) 539-2661, toll-free at (800) 866-2787, or via
e-mail at

The Arts Board uses WebGrants, an online grants management system, for all applications. Registration is required of all applicants before beginning an application to any Arts Board program. It is only necessary to register once. To register, visit the Arts Board Web site. Scroll down the home page to WebGrants instructions and registration information.

The Arts Board will offer a free online information session about the FY 2020 Arts Learning grant opportunity on Thursday, February 21, at 3:00 p.m. Learn more.   |   (651) 539-2650   |

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