The Individual Artist Award provides awards of $5,000 each 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 and a resident in Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright County for a minimum of six months prior to the time of application
  • Either a U.S. citizen or attained permanent resident alien status
  • Artists may receive up to three individual artist awards in a lifetime with a minimum five-year interval between awards.

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!

Application DEADLINE: Thurs., January 9, 2020

PANEL Review: Fri., February 21, 2020

BOARD Review Date:  Wed., March 12, 2020

APPLY FOR A GRANT

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

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