MAC Grants

Grants Process

Mississippi Arts Commission invests in our state’s makers through a variety of grant programs supporting nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and individual artists. Are you an organization or a professional artist looking to fund your project?

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Sep 22

MAC Board Meeting

Special Meeting called by the Board Chairman. This meeting will take place in the MAC Offices on the 11th floor of the Woolfolk Building in Jackson, Mississippi. Members will attend via teleconference, video means, or in person. Email if you plan to attend.

Sep 20

Mississippi Arts Hour

This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Larry visits with writer Richard GrantGrant, known for "Dispatches from Pluto," his book on his time living in a remote community in the Delta, has just published "The Deepest South of All," a look at the city of Natchez and how its long history continues to impact contemporary life in the town. Tune in at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Sep 13

Mississippi Arts Hour

This week on Mississippi Arts Hour, Malcolm speaks with Larry Wells, Oxford-based writer about his new book, In Faulkner's Shadow. Wells is the author of three novels, director of Yoknapatawpha Press in Oxford, and was married to the late Dean Faulkner Wells, William Faulkner's only niece. His new book is a memoir recounting not only family stories and rivalries, but also bears witness to Wells' front row seat in an emerging literary community. Hear the show at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.



Malcolm White Retires as Director of Mississippi Arts Commission

JACKSON, MISS. – July 20, 2020 – After nearly 15 years of public service to the state of Mississippi, Malcolm White will retire as executive director of the Mississippi Arts Commission on September 30, 2020. His career in public service has included two stints as executive director of the Mississippi Arts Commission as well as […]

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MAC Awards Nearly $1.3M to Grant Recipients and Program Participants

JACKSON, MISS. – July 16, 2020 – The Mississippi Arts Commission has awarded nearly $1.3 million in funding to artists and arts programs across the state for fiscal year 2021, which began July 1, 2020. Awards were made in 76 Mississippi House of Representatives districts and 46 state Senate districts, to 133 organizations and schools […]

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Mississippi Arts Commission to Provide Emergency Grants through South Arts Fund

JACKSON, MISS. – July 9, 2020 – The Mississippi Arts Commission announces the rollout of the “South Arts Organizational Impact Grant” program as part of its continued efforts to provide relief to Mississippi’s arts sector due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19. These “invite-only” grants are made possible through special funding provided by the National […]

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