Recent SEMAC Grant Awards

On November 9, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded 54 grants for a total of $419,420 in funding to applicants throughout southeastern Minnesota. This included 21 Legacy grants for $193,085, twelve Programming Grants for Arts Organizations for $57,750, four Small Towns/Rural Areas grants for $17,010, two Arts Management Training Grants for $1,575, and fifteen General Operating Support grants to arts organizations for $150,000.

Grants were awarded to the following arts organizations and other nonprofits, listed by county.

Dodge County

Fillmore County

Freeborn County

Goodhue County

Houston County

Mower County

Olmsted County

Rice County

Steele County

Wabasha County

Winona County

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On August 17, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded 22 grants for a total of $100,000 in funding to applicants throughout southeastern Minnesota. This included six General Operating Support grants for $30,000, five Emerging Artist grants for $15,000, and eleven Advancing Artist grants for $55,000.

Grants were awarded to the following individual artists and arts organizations, listed by county.

Fillmore County

Goodhue County

Mower County

Olmsted County

Rice County

Steele County

Winona County