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Springboard’s Incubator is a fiscal sponsorship program that provides sponsorship for arts groups and individual artist projects that do not want (or are not ready) to become tax-exempt nonprofit organizations. In other words, we make it possible for groups to receive tax-deductible grants and donations as they grow. In addition, Incubator artists receive support for their fundraising and marketing efforts, legal referrals, and networking support.

Incubator is designed for arts groups and individual artist projects that have a nonprofit purpose and/or are looking at becoming their own tax exempt nonprofit organization. Sponsored projects must be artist-led, fit with the mission of Springboard for the Arts, and be based in or producing work in Minnesota. Learn more about the Incubator program here.

Check out our current Incubator projects below, or use the filters to your left to find more projects!

Fab 6

Fab 6 aims to present music at venues around Minnesota honoring the contributions of George Martin, Beatles Producer.

Perpetual Motion: a fashion zine

Perpetual Motion: a fashion zine aims to showcase the personal style of local LGBTQ Asian Americans through a self-published fashion magazine.

Locally Grown Theatre

Locally Grown Theatre aims to nurture the love of theater arts within the community and grow artists of all ages through experimentation in multiple theatrical forms.

Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK)

Funny Asian Women Kollective (FAWK) aims to combat the invisibility and dehumanization of Asian and Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) women using theater, performance art, and comedy.

Arbeit Opera Theatre

Arbeit Opera Theatre aims to fuse multiple forms of art to create a diverse artistic community and to share the excitement of Opera Theatre with as many communities as possible.

See-Saw Theatre Lab

See-Saw Theatre Lab aims to produce new scripts, devise stories, mix performance modalities, and adapt classics to our modern times in order to investigate and celebrate the breadth of our humanity.

Black Bears and Blueberries Publishing

Black Bears and Blueberries Publishing aims to create and develop Native children’s books for all young people written by Native authors and illustrators.

An Exquisite Bouquet Theatre Company

An Exquisite Bouquet Theatre Company aims to use the elemental force of empathy to form an electric, vital bond between performer and audience that allows us to challenge the narratives that underpin and shape our experience as social beings.

The APIA MN Film Collective

The APIA MN Film Collective aims to create space and opportunities for the Asian Pacific Islander America (APIA) filmmaking community in the Twin Cities.

Project Bike

Project Bike aims to lead a state wide bicycle tour with local artists setting the destinations.

Print Arts Midwest

Print Arts Midwest aims to preserve the various expressions of print and foster collaboration with a diverse ecosystem of artists.

Rondo Family Reunion

Rondo Family reunion aims to capture photos and stories from the Rondo Diaspora for the purposes of creating a public art lawn sign installation, a book, and a public performance.

Autoptic

Autoptic aims to promote, exhibit, and advocate for independent, creator-owned artwork and creative expression of all kinds.

10th Wave

10th Wave aims to revolutionize the performance of traditional classical music in innovative concert programs that incorporate interdisciplinary arts to reconnect and engage with audiences.

Kosmos International Music Association

Kosmos International Music Association aims to give Twin Cities residents of all ages and from all walks of life the opportunity to grasp the interconnectedness of peoples and cultures throughout history and around the world. By organizing and conducting events all connected through music, such as concerts, master classes and workshops, and collaborating with other cultural, educational and arts organizations, we strive to create a greater understanding and appreciation of all peoples of the world.

One Earth United

One Earth United aims to create a just, sustainable world, activated and enriched by indigenous artists, designers, musicians, dancers, beaders, and crafters who are valued for their creative imaginations and beautiful works.

Poetry Asylum

Poetry Asylum aims to create diverse platforms outside privileged spaces to bring poetry to traditionally marginalized communities through open dialogue, innovation, collaboration, and advocacy. In recognition of the urgencies of our political moment, Poetry Asylum aims to provide refuge to underrepresented voices by celebrating the expansive field of language and expression in all its forms.

Aspire Music Academy Foundation

Aspire Music Academy Foundation aims to provide donation-supported tuition assistance for vocal performance, show choir sets, and other forms of music instruction and donation-based access to physical assets related to these disciplines.

LABRADOR

LABRADOR aims to develop a young artist theatre training program focusing on collaborative new work and innovative adaptations of classical stories.

The Black Cat Society

The Black Cat Society aims to raise the voices of the under-represented through classical and new theatre and multi-media performances.

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