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Grant Deadlines

As the grant interface is available 24/7, all Application and Report deadlines are 11:59 pm (just before midnight) on the date specified. Applications may be submitted up to 30 days prior to the deadline, but will not be accepted the day after the deadline, regardless of whether a deadline falls on a weekend.

Final Reports

Final Reports for all Grantees are due 30 days after the project End Date stated in the grant contract. Reports are assigned through the grant interface and may be found in the Follow-Up Forms section on the Applicant Dashboard. As part of the reporting process, all Grantees are required to send letters of appreciation to their senators and representatives in the Minnesota State Legislature. Sample Thank You Letter

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Applications will be in two parts. Part 1 (the LOI section) must be filled out and submitted by 11:59 pm on the Grant Deadline. Applicants then have ten days to complete Part 2, which includes the Proposal Narrative and the Budget Section.

See Grant Categories for details on each of the following grant opportunities.

  • The application window for General Operating Support is currently closed.
  • The next deadline for Individual Artist Grants is July 1, 2023. .
  • The next deadline for Organizational Grants is October 1, 2023.
  • There is no set deadline for School Residency Grants. Schools must apply for funding at least thirty days before a planned artist residency.