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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Mar 29

Mississippi Arts Hour

In honor of Jim Dollarhide, near the anniversary of his tragic death, Mississippi Arts Hour will rebroadcast Malcolm's 2012 interview with the legendary Mississippi filmmaker. Best known for his work in documentaries, Dollarhide also produced commercials for national brands as well as local organizations, owned and operated a successful production company based in Mississippi, earned many awards and accolades, and influenced a generation of the state's artists. Hear this special broadcast on MPB Think Radio at 5 p.m.



MAC Responds to COVID 19: Grant Updates and Funding Opportunities

Like restaurants and retail, the arts have taken a big hit as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Closed museums, galleries, schools, and event venues mean lost revenue for both arts organizations and individual artists. Despite these enormous challenges, we are encouraged by the uplifting responses and creative solutions offered by so many in our […]

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Mississippi Small Businesses and Non-Profits Can Now Apply for SBA Disaster Loans

The arts have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Cancelled events, closed doors, and postponed programs mean lost revenue for so many of MAC’s constituents. As the situation unfolds, we will share opportunities for potential sources of funding with the field as these sources are announced and made available. Last Friday, Governor Tate Reeves’s […]

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Special Message from the Director

Arts Community, How the world can change in a week’s time! COVID 19 is having a major impact on everyone, in every sector of society. We recognize the particular impact this pandemic has had on artists and organizations whose livelihoods often depend on events and performances. We all must play a role, though, in minimizing […]

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