Upcoming SMAC grant deadlines Click here for a printable pdf of all SMAC Deadlines for fiscal year 2019! January 1, February 1, March 1, & April 1, 2019, 4:30 pm: Monthly Arts Organization Grants (Art Legacy Project Planning Grants, Arts Organization Development Grants & Arts Organization Start Up Grants) Applications...details
Deadline: June 22, 2018
Downtown Staircase Project Call for Artist Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Deadline: June 22, 2018 The Montevideo Arts Project (M.A.P.), in partnership with the City of Montevideo, seeks an artist interested in working with them in the planning stage of designing a public art project utilizing some of the staircases in...details
Check out the article in the Star Tribune about the positive effect of Legacy Arts funding in Minnesota, especially in our rural communities. Southwest Minnesota Arts Council’s Executive Director, Nicole DeBoer, is quoted! There is also a special focus on the way the arts have transformed New London and it’s...details
Fill your bookshelf with the answers to your nonprofit's legal questions!
Fill your bookshelf with the answers to your nonprofit’s legal questions! Available for the first time ever in print, the Minnesota Nonprofit Legal Handbook strives to answer over 650 key legal questions for nonprofit leaders in easy-to-understand language. Written and reviewed by attorney experts, and additionally reviewed by nonprofit managers, this guide...details
The NEA strongly encourages applications from our SW MN region!
National Endowment for the Arts grant opportunities open to organizations in our SW MN Arts region. The NEA would like to receive more applications and be able to make more grants from our congregational districts. There are two more deadlines in the NEA’s current fiscal year: ARTS WORKS These...details
Salzburg Global Seminar invites young cultural innovators based in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, or one of the 23 Native nations that share the same geography, to apply for the 5th annual session of the Young Cultural Innovators Forum, generously supported by the Bush Foundation and the McKnight Foundation. Salzburg...details
View or print from pdf here. Grant Calendar: July 2018 – June 2019 SERVING: Big Stone, Chippewa, Cottonwood, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Meeker, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rock, Swift, & Yellow Medicine Counties All grants described on this calendar are contingent upon funding from the...details
Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
SW MN Artist Gathering! Join fellow artists for a FREE afternoon of learning & networking! TUESDAY, June 12 4:00 – 7:30 pm Marshall-Lyon County Library, 201 C Street, Marshall * This FREE LEARNING OPPORTUNITY is open to artists in the 18-county region of the SW MN Arts Council. * Register...details
The Cedar Commissions The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, a nonprofit music venue with a mission to promote intercultural appreciation and understanding through live music and dance is seeking commissioned work from MN artists. Each year, the center commissions six musicians/composers to create new work and debut it at The...details
June 29, 2018 application deadline
Call for emerging artists of all media from MN or NYC for place-based Lanesboro Artist Residency Program. June 29, 2018 application deadline for residencies scheduled in 2019 Lanesboro Arts invites emerging artists of any discipline living in Minnesota or one of the five boroughs of New York City to apply...details