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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 within the Region 2 area (Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods and Mahnomen counties) interested in applying for Region 2 Arts Council Grants.

Workshops for organizations, schools, and units of government will cover the Arts and Cultural Heritage grant (deadline Aug 16) and Arts Project Grant (deadline Sept 12). Special attention will be given to Outcome-Based Evaluations for Arts and Cultural Heritage grants.

Workshops for individuals will cover R2AC/McKnight Career Development Fellowships (deadline Sept 12), Individual Artist Grants (deadline Oct 4), and Anishinaabe Arts Initiative Grants (deadline Oct 3).

ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Email staff@r2arts.org or call 218 751-5447 or 1800 275-5447.

Monday July 16: Clear Waters Life Center, 226 Elm Street, Gonvick MN

Grants for organizations, schools, and units of government: 6-7:30 p.m.

Grants for individuals: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednesday July 18: Bemidji Public Library, 509 America Avenue NW, Bemidji MN

Grants for organizations, schools, and units of government: 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Grants for individuals: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Thursday July 19: Coldwell Banker, 101 Main Ave S., Park Rapids MN

Grants for organizations, schools, and units of government: 6-7:30 p.m.

Grants for individuals: 7:30-8:30

Thursday July 19: The Depot, Baudette MN

Grants for organizations, schools, and units of government: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Grants for individuals: 5:00-6:00 p.m.

Thursday July 26: Red Apple Café, 116 North Main Street, Mahnomen MN

Grants for organizations, schools, and units of government: 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Grants for individuals: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

All 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 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 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 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 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 offers 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.

 

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