The CMAB Community Arts Support Program provides a biennial grant for nonprofit art organizations distributed annually. Support for administration, operations, equipment and improved outreach to under served groups. $10,000 grant maximum or 20% of the last completed fiscal year’s operating expense with a $3,000 minimum each year.

Applicants who receive a Community Arts Support grant for FY20,
will be approved the same level of support for the second year of the biennium (FY21), conditional upon funding from the Minnesota State Legislature and a successful interim review.

Who Can Apply

  • Established nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts producing/service organizations with annual operating expenses of $250,000, or less, that have been in existence at least two years and are located in the Minnesota counties of Benton, Sherburne, Stearns or Wright. (Region 7W)

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


Check Back Soon for the Guidelines.doc in Microsoft Word to use as a draft!


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

Application DEADLINE:
Wed., January 29, 2020

BOARD Review:
Thurs., March 12, 2020

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