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Region 2 Arts Council Offers FREE Grant Writing Workshops

 


The Region 2 Arts Council will offer free grant writing workshops for anyone interested in applying for a McKnight Career Development Fellowship, Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant, Arts Project Grant, or an Individual Artist Grant within the Region 2 area serving Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods and Mahnomen counties. Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grants are open to native artists residing in Region 2 and the counties of Becker, Cass, Itasca, and Roseau. These workshops will familiarize potential applicants with the application process, what projects are eligible, how to develop a project budget and other tips.

The Arts and Cultural Heritage grant writing session will be open to artists in all art disciplines, any non-profit organization, school (including community education offices), and units of government. These grants support three key areas: Arts Activities and Arts Access, Education, and Cultural Heritage. Individual artists can apply for grants up to $3,000 and organizations can apply for grants up to $6,000.

The Arts Project grant writing session will be open to any non-profit organization, school (including community education offices), and units of government. These grants offer funding for a variety of art projects including costs related to performances or exhibitions, engagement of guest artists, and artists-in-residence. Organizations can apply for grants up to $1,500.

The Community Arts Support grant writing session will be open to any arts organizations. These grants are two-year awards that help provide some measure of funding stability for arts organizations so that their energy can be better focused on increasing the quality and availability of the arts to their communities. Arts organizations can apply for grants up to $6,000 depending on the their annual revenues.

The R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowship is open to established artists in all disciplines who show a commitment to their career. This 18-month fellowship provides the opportunity for career development experiences that will add depth and advancement to any artistic career. Two $6,000 fellowships will be awarded per year.

The Individual Artist grant writing session will be open to artists in all art disciplines. These grants offer funding for costs associated with the exhibition, performance, or production of a creative work; purchase of materials or equipment necessary for a creative work; educational opportunities; mentorships; and proposals for career-enhancing projects or opportunities. Artists can apply for grants up to $1,000.

The Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant is open to individual Native American artists in all disciplines. These grants offer funding for costs associated with the exhibition, performance, or production of a creative work; purchase of materials or equipment necessary for a creative work; educational opportunities; mentorships; and proposals for career-enhancing projects or opportunities. Native American artists residing in Region 2 and additionally Becker, Cass, Itasca, and Roseau counties are encouraged to apply. Artists can apply for grants up to $1,000.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION is required. To reserve a place in a free workshop or for further information, please call 218-751-5447 or 1-800-275-5447 or email staff@r2arts.org

The workshops will be offered in the following locations:

Public Library Conference Room Thursday, July 7 PARK RAPIDS

Individual Artist Grant/ McKnight Career Development Fellowship 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Arts Project Grant / Community Arts Support Grant 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Faith Lutheran Church, Bagley Avenue, NW Tuesday, July 12 BAGLEY

Fellowship Hall

Individual Artist Grant/ McKnight Career Development Fellowship 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Arts Project Grant / Community Arts Support Grant 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Region 2 Arts Council Office Thursday, July 14 BEMIDJI

426 Bemidji Avenue

Individual Artist Grant/ McKnight Career Development Fellowship 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Arts Project Grant / Community Arts Support Grant 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

LOW High School ITV Room Tuesday, July 19 BAUDETTE

Individual Artist Grant/ McKnight Career Development Fellowship 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Arts Project Grant / Community Arts Support Grant 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Red Apple Cafe Thursday, July 21 MAHNOMEN

Individual Artist Grant/ McKnight Career Development Fellowship 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Arts and Cultural Heritage Grant 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Arts Project Grant / Community Arts Support Grant 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Minwanjige Cafe Thursday, August 11 OGEMA

(near Strawberry Lake Store)

Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Tribal Council HQ Building Thursday, August 25 RED LAKE

Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Region 2 Arts Council Office Thursday, September 1 BEMIDJI

426 Bemidji Avenue

Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Leech Lake Tribal College Wednesday, September 7 CASS LAKE

Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grant 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

 

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