The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is seeking application for its Resiliency Grant for Arts Organizations.
Counties: Chisago County (MN), Isanti County (MN), Kanabec County (MN), Mille Lacs County (MN), Pine County (MN)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 06/30/2022
Grant Size: $600
The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) is a regional grant-making agency that supports the arts through funding from the Minnesota State Legislature and The McKnight Foundation. The Council distributes grant awards to artists, arts and other non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and local units of government and provides technical assistance for these grants.
ECRAC’s mission is to support the arts and bring the life enhancing values they afford to Region 7E residents. The vision is that all Region 7E residents can participate, appreciate, create, and invest in the arts. The values of ECRAC are arts in action; integrity; artistic merit; and legacy.
The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) developed the Resiliency Grant to provide funding of up to $600 for artists and art organizations to do art projects online or in other forms during the current extraordinary circumstances of pandemic and racial disparities.
The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) developed the Resiliency Grant to provide funding of up to $600 for artists and art organizations to do art projects online or in other forms during the current extraordinary circumstances of a pandemic and racial disparity.
- Individual Artists: The applicant may be any individual artist who is a permanent resident (for at least 6 months) in one of the five Minnesota counties of: Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, or Pine. The applicant must be at least 18 years of age. The applicant must be either a U.S. citizen, or have attained permanent resident alien status. The applicant must not have any outstanding or unacceptable final reports with ECRAC. Applicants must use the ECRAC grant application form online. Individual artists may not have more than one active ECRAC grant at a time.
- Organizations: Arts organizations in the following counties: Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, or Pine. Organizations that are State-registered and federally recognized non-profit, tax-exempt organizations with a focus on the arts. Your organization must be an arts producing, arts presenting, or artist service agency, dedicated primarily to the arts. “Primarily” is defined as more than 75% of your organization’s activities and budget must be solely dedicated to the arts. Your programming, services, or activities must take place in Minnesota, and must primarily serve and engage Minnesota audiences and participants. Your organization must have a history of at least one year of arts-related programs and services prior to applying. Your organization must have at least one paid or designated volunteer staff person.
For more information, visit ECRAC.