Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Since its inception in February 2010, the SEMAC Arts & Cultural Heritage Grant program (to be renamed Legacy Grants in FY2022) has awarded 491 grants for a total of $4,467,904 in funding to nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations located in the SEMAC region.  Funds awarded by fiscal year:

  • FY2010 $330,837
  • FY2011 $409,266
  • FY2012 $342,835
  • FY2013 $441,884
  • FY2014 $410,845
  • FY2015 $412,980
  • FY2016 $373,990
  • FY2017 $494,030
  • FY2018 $404,065
  • FY2019 $403,270
  • FY2020 $379,087
  • FY2021 $153,145

A myriad of organizations presented arts programming that was made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.  Awards are listed by county as follows: