Category Archives: Grant Awards

Ten Area Artists Receive Individual Artist Awards


The Central MN Arts Board is excited to announce the Individual Artist Award (IAA) recipients for 2021! The Individual Artist Award provides awards of $2,000 each in recognition and support of outstanding artists living in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright (Region 7W). Funding for the program is generously provided by the […]

CMAB Awards Teaching Artist Grants


At the March 11, 2021 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $3,200 in Teaching Artist Grants. 1. Heidi Jeub, $2,000, for a Photography & Scale Residency that will include bookmaking, critical review, and an online exhibition with Foley High School photography students in Spring 2021. 2. Alison Yager, $1,200, for “Land Art for […]

Project Grants Awarded to area organizations


At the December 11, 2020 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $91,575 in support of twenty regional arts projects. Applications are scored by a panel of artists, nonprofit 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 […]

Organizational Development Grants Awarded


CMAB Awards Arts Organization Development Grant At the December 11, 2020 meeting, the Central MN Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $34,455 in Organizational Development Grants. The following organizations were awarded: 1. Avon Hills Folk School, Stearns Country received $5,000 to support hiring a part time Programming Director for program development and outreach. 2. Buffalo Arts Council, […]

Teaching Artist Grant Awarded


At the November 12, 2020 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded Sarah Drake a $2,000 Teaching Artist Grant to work with participants from the 2021 Dexter R. Stanton MLK Art and Essay Contest during a residency focused on MLK’s life, legacy and the role art played in the Civil Rights Movement. The final […]

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 […]

Project Grant Awarded to Area Organizations


At the May 14, 2020 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $158,386 in support of twenty-seven regional art projects. Applications are scored by a panel of artists, nonprofit 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 […]

Public Art Grants Awarded to Area Organizations


At the May 14, 2020 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $19,695 in Public Art Grants to area organizations. 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. Public Art Grants are provided through […]

Organizational Development Grants Awarded to Area Organizations


At the May 14, 2020 meeting, the Central Minnesota Arts Board (CMAB) awarded $2,394 in support of proposals that will support development, programming and expand outreach efforts within the community. The CMAB Organizational Development program provides funds to help establish, maintain & strengthen the infrastructure of nonprofit arts organizations. These funds are also available to […]