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Arts Midwest

GIG Fund

Location: MN — Twin Cities Metro
Type: Grant / Fellowship / Award
Theater / Performance

Deadline: 05/23/2024

Other Criteria:
No entry fee required
Open to artists statewide
Paid opportunity


Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 cycle of the GIG Fund. Through this grant, Midwestern organizations may request up to $4,000 to contract with a professional artist and offer activities to their community.

If you’re part of a small to medium-sized Midwestern non-profit that wants to host performing and visual arts activities between September 2024 to May 2025, read on!

What: The GIG Fund is a grant of $2,000 – $4,000 that helps organizations bring artists into their community. Curious about what kinds of projects have been funded as part of the GIG Fund? Explore recent GIG Fund grantees in our filterable database.

When: Intent to Apply is due May 23, 2024 (required). Applications are due June 12, 2024. Funded activities should take place between September 2024 and May 2025.

Where: Non-profit organizations located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin and the Native nations that share this geography can apply.

Who: This funding is available to non-profit and tribal organizations with a budget of $1 million or less looking to present at least two community activities featuring an artist.