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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.

Small Cap Arts - Nonprofits

CMAB Fiscal Year starts July 1, 2015 and ends June 30, 2016

The CMAB Small Capital Grant for Nonprofit Arts Organizations provides support through Minnesota’s Legacy Fund of up to $3,500 with 15% matching funds for the purchase of equipment, related non-consumable supplies and services to make capital improvements. Such purchases must advance the mission of the organization and have the potential for significant long-term impact.

Capital purchase funds are used to acquire or upgrade physical assets such as property, industrial buildings or equipment. Items proposed for capital purchase must have a minimum unit price of $300 or more with a useful life greater than one year.

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Arts Organizations whose primary focus is the arts, and are located in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright. (Region 7W)

Information & Working Sessions
Thurs., July 23 • 4- 6 p.m.
St. Cloud GRR Library, Bremer Room
1300 W St Germain St, St Cloud

Wed., October 14, 6-8 p.m.
Discovery Center, Buffalo MN
301 Second Avenue NE

Application DEADLINE:
Wed., April 6, 2016

*DRAFT Review Deadline
Wed., March 23, 2016

BOARD Review Date:
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Small Capital Grant
For Nonprofit Arts Organizations

Click the icon to download either
PDF or Word format.

Final reports are also
completed online.
For instructions on how to create an account and how to use the
online grant system, Watch the Applicant Tutorial.

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