Category Archives: Announcements

Organizational Development Grants Awarded

At the September 17, 2020 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $20,000 in Organizational Development Grants to help maintain & strengthen the infrastructure of nonprofit arts organizations in Region 7W. The following organizations were awarded: 1. Buffalo Community Theater, Wright County, received $5,000 for theater technology upgrades in sound and lighting for future […]

Artist Career Development Grants Awarded

At the September 17, 2020 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $30,000 in Artist Career Development grants. The CMAB Artist Career Development program provides funds of up to $3,000 in support of projects, training opportunities, purchases and other activities that assist artists in making the next step in their artistic careers. Funding for […]

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 […]

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 […]