The Individual Artist Award provides awards of $3,500 to outstanding artists living in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright (Region 7W).  The purpose of the award is to recognize and support individual artists in various stages of their careers.
Funding for this program is generously provided by The McKnight Foundation.

WHO CAN APPLY

  • A self-proclaimed artist 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 attained permanent resident alien status
  • Artists may receive up to $5,000 in Individual Artist awards in a lifetime

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 DEADLINE:

Thurs., January 18, 2024

PANEL Review:
Thurs., Feb. 22 or Fri., Feb 23, 2024

BOARD Review:
Thurs., March 14, 2024

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