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Other organizations that provide funding for Artists in Minnesota


Minnesota State Arts Board, a state agency that stimulates and encourages the creation, performance, and appreciation of the arts in the state.

Other Regional Arts Councils, a map outlining the other regions with links to the RAC’s websites.

The McKnight Foundation, a Minnesota-based family foundation, seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations. We use all our resources to attend, unite, and empower those we serve.

The Jerome Foundation, makes grants to not-for-profit arts organizations and artists in Minnesota and New York City.

Helpful Sites

Information and organizations available to support artists and their careers.

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Mn Artists, home to art, writing, opportunities and conversation, online and off, by, for and about Midwestern artists working in every discipline.

Springboard for the Arts, guides and resources for Artistic professional development, Healthcare for artists, Insurance guides for artists, and more.

Forecast Public Art, supports artists interested in working in the public realm, including funding opportunities, educational resources, convenings, and individual artist consultations.

The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation.

Americans for the Arts leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. Helpful resource for arts advocacy and research on affects of the Arts in our community.

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts a statewide arts advocacy organization that organizes the arts community to lobby the Minnesota State Legislature and Congress.

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