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The Region 2 Arts Council encourages 8-12 grade students with a strong interest in the arts to apply for a Region 2 Arts Council Legacy Funded Artist Mentor Grant. Students must reside in Beltrami, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, Clearwater, and Mahnomen counties to be eligible for this grant.

Grant Writing Workshop: Saturday, March 8, 2014. 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji. We’ll talk through the paperwork! Call 751-5447 to register.

Informational Meeting: Monday, March 10, 2014. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Headwaters School of Music and the Arts at 519 Minnesota Avenue, Bemidji. Meet Region 2 Arts Council Staff, and former mentors and student grant recipients. We’ll answer questions and share our enthusiasm! Students, parents, teachers, guardians, and artists interested in mentoring are invited. Free & snacks provided. Call to register!

Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 9, 2014. 5:00 p.m. Drop off at Region 2 Arts Council office or mail in.

Grant Review Session: Saturday, May 3, 2014. 15-minute interviews for applicants.

Grant recipients receive either 20 hours of one-on-one mentoring with a Minnesota adult artist or $600 toward tuition for a class, camp or workshop in the student’s art discipline in the state of MN. Wondering about arts experiences or professional artists who are interested in mentoring? We’re happy to help!

Grant applications are available at the R2AC office at 426 Bemidji Avenue, Bemidji, MN 56601 or for download at Questions? Call (218) 751-5447 or 1(800) 275-5447 or email Open to home-schooled and PSEO students as well.


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