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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!

The Wildling

The Wildling aims to inspire the courage and confidence in young people to share their stories and listen with generous hearts.

Turtle Theater Collective

Turtle Theater Collective aims to produce high-quality theater that explores contemporary Native experiences, and subverts expectations about how and when Native artists can create theater.

Haunted Basement

Haunted Basement aims to serve as an interactive experience focused on absurdist psychological horror.

Arrow Theater

Arrow Theater aims to create theater that moves the art form into the future, while recognizing and respecting the artistic, social, and political history that has shaped who we are today.

Momentum Movement Art Project

Momentum Movement Art Project aims to empower, educate, and inspire disadvantaged women and girls through the art of movement.

How to Have Fun in a Civil War

How to Have Fun in a Civil War aims to create a tourable play and present it to three greater Minnesota communities to illuminate the Muslim, refugee stories of Somali citizens in Minnesota.

The Grumble Theater

The Grumble Theater aims to detonate the framework of patriarchal performance with the presentation of new, extant, and emerging voices in the American theatre.

Ballet Co.Laboratory

Ballet Co.Laboratory aims to create, develop, and inspire artists and communities through collaboration with the art of ballet.

Queer & Asian artist collective

Queer & Asian artist collective aims to explore and share their identities, experiences, and ways of thinking/feeling through their artwork.

Two Days in St. Cloud

Two Days in St. Cloud aims to produce a play demonstrating that St. Cloud is full of talent,full of enthusiasm for the performing arts, and tha the entire community benefits when St. Cloud is seen as a place with a thriving arts community.

Wakemup Productions

Wakemup Productions aims to engage in Funktavism, the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change through fun arts activities.

Improv Parenting

Improv Parenting aims to advocate for play and playfulness at every age and harness the lessons of improv, mindfulness, visual art, and nature in our learning and teaching.

Mad King Thomas

Mad King Thomas aims to collaboratively and critically investigate the mundane and the sacred in a non-linear, multilayered language of bodies, sounds, and images.

United Festival Group

United Festival Group aims to produce at least one performing arts festival annually, celebrating new works from a multitude of diverse creators, engaging audiences on a personal level and ensuring creators are paid for their work.


E/D is the collaboration of Emily Michaels King and Debra Berger that creates provocative and visually stunning performance centered on the female experience. E/D is by women for everyone.

The Golem Project

The Golem Project aims to produce an allegorical tale designed to empower and uplift all audiences in our community and beyond.

The BAND Group

The BAND Group aims to produce live theatrical productions and provide education programming to help those that help others further the cause of a world that wants to move Beyond Acceptance to one that exists with No Discrimination.

Theatre 55

Theatre 55 aims to foster lifelong learning through theatre performance and education.

The Globetrotting Peacock

The Globetrotting Peacock aims to make theater and film that explores international perspectives and stories.

Curiosita: An Artists Collective

Curiosita: An Artists Collective aims to use a collaborative ensemble-oriented approach to produce artistically philosophical, poetic, and compelling arts which inspire curiosity, play, love, and kindness within Minnesota.

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