Author Archives: CMAB

Central MN Arts Board awards Project Grants to area organizations


At the May 9, 2019 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $191,951 in support of twenty-nine    regional arts projects. Applications are scored by a panel of volunteer artists, administrators and members of other community groups. Panel scores are provided to the Board of Directors and used in determining how to allocate funds. Criteria […]

CMAB Awards Sixteen Student Arts Scholarships


At the April 11, 2019 meeting, The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Arts Scholarships to sixteen students totaling $24,000. The Student Arts Scholarship Program is designed to support individuals entering or enrolled in an accredited institution and who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in the arts. Applicants are eligible to receive up to four Student […]

CMAB Awards Artist Learning Grants


The Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) recently awarded $1,118 in Artist Learning Grants (ALG) to three regional artists. Anthony Stokes, St. Cloud, MN received $250 for Drawing Faces class series with Suzanne Beck. Arlys Krim, Albany, MN, received $370 for Camp Candace advanced writing workshop with Sheila O’Connor. Jay Grammond, Princeton, MN, received $498 to […]

Seven Area Artists Receive Individual Artist Awards


The Central MN Arts Board is excited to announce the Individual Artist Award (IAA) recipients for 2019! The Individual Artist Award provides up to seven (7) awards of $3,500 each as recognition and support for outstanding artists living in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright (Region 7W). Funding for the program is […]

Central MN Arts Board Awards Arts Legacy funds for Artist In Residencies


At the December 13, 2018 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $24,500 in Arts Legacy funds to seven area organizations in support of Artist Residencies. The Artist in Residency (AIR) program is designed to enhance education through the arts with supportive grants to schools and nonprofit organizations. The intention of any residency proposal […]

Central MN Arts Board Awards Public Art Grants


At the May 10, 2018 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $36,348 in Public Art Grants to two local recipients. The CMAB Public Art program provides funds for the completion of well-planned works of public art that are accessible to the general public and supported by the community. An organization must provide a […]

CMAB Grant Writing Webinar


Contribute to a thriving, collaborative and innovative community through the arts! Take steps to make creative things happen! Learn how to pursue funding for your (or your organization’s) creative pursuits!! The Central MN Arts Board offers art grant programs for individuals, arts groups, arts and community organizations, schools and municipalities in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns and […]