ECRAC Resiliency Grant Program for Individuals – Minnesota

The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) developed the Resiliency Grant to provide funding of up to $600 for artists to do art projects online or in other forms during the current extraordinary circumstances of a pandemic and racial disparities.

Donor Name: East Central Regional Arts Council

State: Minnesota

Counties: Chisago County (MN), Isanti County (MN), Kanabec County (MN), Mille Lacs County (MN) and  Pine County (MN)

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 06/30/2022

Size of the Grant: $600


Funding Information

Grant amount $ 600.

Grant Questions

  • What project was delayed or postponed or affected due to either the pandemic circumstances or due to racial disparities?
  • What art project do you propose to do?
  • What impact on the public do you think it will have?
  • How will you know that you have been successful?
  • How will you assure that public health guidelines are followed?
  • Please explain how exactly you would spend the money.


This grant is for artists who have had projects cancelled, postponed, or affected by these circumstances. Projects may be in any form or discipline, including performance, dance, storytelling, photography, film, sculpture, painting. Applicants must show that they can do the project without needing to violate any public health guidelines. Funding cannot be used for an already ECRAC-funded project.

Eligibility Criteria

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 Resiliency grant at a time. ECRAC considers Culture Bearers as artists.

For more information, visit Resiliency Grant for Individuals.