Recent SEMAC Grant Awards

On August 16, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded fifteen individual artist grants for a total of $59,000 in funding to applicants throughout southeastern Minnesota.  This included eight grants to emerging artists for $24,000, and seven grants to advancing artists for $35,000.

Grants for original works were awarded to the following individuals, listed by county.

Fillmore County

Goodhue County

Olmsted County

Rice County

Winona County

On April 19, 2022, the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC) awarded 37 arts programming grants for a total of $244,820 in funding to applicants throughout southeastern Minnesota. This included 23 Legacy grants for $184,850, four Programming Grants for $18,425, eight Small Towns/Rural Areas grants for $39,860, one School Residency grant for $1,185, one General Operating Support grant for $5,000, and one Opportunity grant for $500.

Listed by county, arts programming grants were awarded to the following arts organizations, schools, and other nonprofit organizations.

Dodge County

Fillmore County

Freeborn County

Goodhue County

Houston County

Mower County

Olmsted County

Rice County

Steele County

Winona County