Funding for these program are provided by the Minnesota State Legislature general arts fund and the Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

The programs are designed for nonprofit organizations, schools and units of government to support arts-focused events and foster a thriving, collaborative and innovative arts community through partnerships and financial support.

  • Who is Eligible:
    Organizations must serve Region 7W residents and be located within the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns, or Wright.
    Nonprofit 501(c) (3) arts organizations
    Community groups WITHOUT nonprofit designation that are sponsored by a fiscal agent
    Nonprofit organizations that do not have arts as a primary focus
    Schools
    Local government entities (city, township and county)