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.

Community Arts Support

CMAB Fiscal Year starts July 1, 2017 and ends June 30, 2018

The CMAB Community Arts Support Program provides funds up to $10,000 or 20% of a nonprofit arts organization’s last completed fiscal year’s eligible operating expenses, whichever is less.  These unrestricted grants are awarded to nonprofit arts organizations that demonstrate efficient management and high quality artistic programming. These funds may be used for administration, operations, capital expenditures and to improve access and outreach to underserved groups.

Established nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts producing/service organizations with an annual operating expenses of $250,000, or less, that have been in existence at least two years and are located in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright (Region 7W).

Helping art organizations to
enrich our communities

Application DEADLINES:
Wed., January 17, 2018

*DRAFT Review Deadline
Wed., January 31, 2018

BOARD Review Dates:
Wed., March 8, 2018

Community Arts Support GUIDELINES
Read the Guidelines before completing an application online.
Click the icon to download either PDF or Word format.

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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