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Arts Midwest

GIG Fund

Location: MN — Twin Cities Metro
Type: Grant / Fellowship / Award
Any discipline

Deadline: 09/21/2023

Other Criteria:
Open to artists statewide


Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for 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 November 2023 to June 2024, read on!

GIG Fund Overview

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? Gather inspiration from past projects.
WHEN: Intent to Apply is due September 21, 2023 (required). Applications are due October 3, 2023. Funded activities should take place between November 2023 and June 2024.
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.