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2024 Emerging Curators Institute Fellowship Application

The 2024 Applications for Emerging Curators Institute Fellowship are Open! We welcome those residing in Minnesota to apply to become our new cohort of Fellows! Applications open Friday, February 9th, 2024 and close on March 8th, 2024 at 11:59 pm, Central Time. For 2024, Up to 4 funded fellowships will be offered. Over the course […]

Knight Foundation Cultural Opportunity Fund

The Knight Foundation Cultural Opportunity Fund provides Minnesota performing artists and ensembles the opportunity to receive financial support to produce an event in the Ordway’s Concert Hall. To submit a proposal, develop an idea for a venue-appropriate event of any kind, and submit an application online. Full submission guidelines, FAQ, and application can be found […]

The Camille J. Gage Artist Fellowship

The Camille J. Gage Artist Fellowship provides a platform to honor Minnesota-based artists who have demonstrated a legacy of service with their creative gifts at the intersections of art and activism, to be recognized for their contributions, plus offered financial resources and organizational support to more deeply impact their communities. YWCA Minneapolis, with its bold […]

MN BIPOC Emerging Writer Award

Minnesota Black, Indigenous, Person of Color (BIPOC) Emerging Writer Award Blue Earth Review is pleased to announce the first annual Minnesota Black, Indigenous, Person of Color (BIPOC) Emerging Writer Award! This award offers three $1,000 awards, one award each in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. The 2024 guest judge is the poet, essayist, literary critic, […]

ArtsHERE: New Grant Initiative from National Endowment for the Arts Now Accepting Statements of Interest

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awards thousands of grants each year to provide diverse opportunities for arts participation. However, historically underserved communities with rich and dynamic cultural identities continue to report lower arts participation rates than other groups. To address these disparities and better understand these dynamics, the NEA, in partnership with South […]

The Nonprofit Infrastructure Grant Program (NIGP)

The Nonprofit Infrastructure Grant Program (NIGP) is aimed at supporting the missions of small, Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color (BIPOC)-led nonprofit organizations by strengthening their infrastructure. Increasing the capacity of small organizations that work with historically underserved cultural communities helps position these organizations for greater impact in their community. The Nonprofit Infrastructure Grant […]

McKnight Composer Fellowships

Founded on the belief that Minnesota thrives when its artists and culture bearers thrive, the McKnight Foundation’s arts and culture program is one of the oldest and largest of its kind in the country. Support for individual working Minnesota artists and culture bearers has been a cornerstone of the program since it began in 1982. […]


The IDEA Fund has been created to support choral activity with inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) goals. ACDA-MN recognizes the complexity of these issues and how they intersect with our mission. The following three areas were identified as of particular importance to ACDA-MN, and to use these funds to support these objectives: 1. Removing […]

Re:Generation 2024

Thanks to the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Monument Lab is seeking applications for another round of our Re:Generation initiative. Monument Lab Re:Generation supports teams of two or more individuals working together to create a new or expand an existing public-facing project. Each selected Re:Generation team will receive a total of $100,000 in unrestricted funding towards their commemorative […]

GIG Fund

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 […]

Upstream Artist Fellows 2023-2024

Do you love where you live? Are you an artist, a maker, a creative, or a culture bearer with a story to tell about your place? Are you always trying to inspire people to be stewards of the places we love and share? Upstream, supported by Springboard for the Arts, seeks 12 Minnesota artists, creatives, […]

Seeding Cultural Treasures Grants – Greater Minnesota

**Open to organizations based in and serving Greater Minnesota** Propel Nonprofits is accepting applications from BIPOC-led-and-serving arts and culture organizations in Greater Minnesota for our 2023 cycle of Seeding Cultural Treasures grantmaking through August 24, 2023. Seeding Cultural Treasures (SCT) is an initiative to nourish and cultivate the landscape of arts and culture organizations run […]

Emerging Organizations Cohort

**Available to emerging groups anywhere in the state** Nonprofits are formed to do important, mission-focused work, and establishing a strong organizational foundation contributes to their success and impact. At the same time, we know that launching a new nonprofit is hard work—and the choice to establish a 501(c)(3) organization can mean taking on additional responsibilities […]


Call for Applications for Kolman & Reeb Gallery Project Space Grants for 2024 Kolman & Reeb Gallery is seeking applications for its Project Space Grant Program, an initiative launched by the gallery to further support Minnesota visual artists.  For 2024, the program will award three grants of $10,000 each to three Minnesota visual artists who […]