LegacyLogo This activity is funded, in part, by appropriations from the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the State's general fund, and its arts and cultural heritage fund that was created by a vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

Artist in Residence Grant

~THE FY18 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED~
All budgeted funds were awarded at the September 14 Board Meeting.
Funds will again be available in FY19 beginning July 2018.

The Artist in Residence (AIR) program provides funds up to $3,500 to schools and nonprofit organizations in support of activities directed by, or conducted in cooperation with an artist who engages students and enables learning through the creative process. These funds are provided through Minnesota’s Arts Legacy Fund.

Resident artists must be chosen on the basis of their ability to enhance programs and curriculum.

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Who Can Apply Enhancing Education through the Arts.

Applicants must serve Region 7W residents and be located within the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright.

  • Nonprofit 501(c) (3) arts organizations  
  • Arts organizations or arts groups without nonprofit designation that are using a fiscal agent
  • Nonprofit organizations, that do not have arts as a primary focus, such as schools, senior centers, community education, cultural groups and colleges
  • Public Schools
  • Local government entities (city, township and county)

Application DEADLINES:
Rnd 1: Wed., August 9, 2017

*DRAFT Review
Requests no later than:

Rnd 1: Wed., July 19, 2017

BOARD Review Dates:
Rnd 1: Thurs., September 14, 2017
Artist In Residency Guidelines
Read the Guidelines before completing an application online.
Click the icon to download either PDF or Word format.

To APPLY for a GRANT
Access the Grant System by clicking
Manage Grant at the top of the page.

For instructions on how to create
an account and how to use the
online grant system,
Watch the Applicant Tutorial.

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