The CMAB Artist Career Development program provides funds of up to $4,000 in support of projects, training opportunities, creative time, purchases and other activities that assist artists in making the next step in their artistic careers.

Funding for this program is provided through the McKnight Foundation.

An ideal Artist Career Development Grant will help an individual:
• Reach a new community or market
• Overcome a barrier to long-term success
• Professionalize or increase artistic output and quality
• Complete a project that marks a significant milestone in their career

WHO CAN APPLY

  • Artists at least 18 years of age
  • Current resident of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright County and a resident of Minnesota for a minimum of six months prior to application
  • Either a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien

The Guidelines include the questions and
instructions for completing an application.

READ THE GUIDELINES!

Download the Guidelines.doc in Microsoft Word to use as a draft!

APPLY FOR A GRANT

NEW? Watch the Applicant Tutorial for instructions on
creating an account and using the online grant system.

Application DEADLINES:
Rnd1: Thurs., August 5, 2021

Draft Review DEADLINES:
Rnd1: Thurs., July 22, 2021

PANEL Review:
Rnd1: Thurs., Sept 9, 2021 from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Listen to the review, 1-312-626-6799
Meeting ID: 861 2479 2064
Passcode: 105531

BOARD Review:
Rnd1: Thurs., Sept 16, 2021

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