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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Aug 21

Mississippi Arts Hour - Kiese Laymon

This Sunday on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah talks with award-winning author Kiese Laymon. The two talk about their home state, Laymon’s newly revised and repackaged book “Long Division.” This Sunday at 5 p.m. on MPB Think Radio.

Aug 14

Mississippi Arts Hour - Kendra Allen & Becky Hagenston

This week on Mississippi Arts Hour, Sarah Story interviews two authors, Kendra Allen and Becky Hagenston, that will be at the upcoming MS Book Festival on August 20 in Jackson, MS, at the Mississippi Capitol. It is free and open to the public. Visit for more details. 

Aug 10

MAC Listening Session - Indianola

Share your thoughts in person on August 10, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, during a Listening Session at the B.B. King Museum in the Barksdale Cotton Gin room, in Indianola, MS. The Arthur Alley team, a Mississippi-based consultant group, will guide a group conversation. Sarah Story, executive director of MAC, will ask attendees questions and listen along with the Arthur Alley team. MAC will use the Feedback from the listening session for the new strategic plan!




What a jam-packed July we have had at MAC! Earlier this month, MAC hosted our 2022 Mississippi Whole Schools Summer Institute. The event was held on July 12-14 in Hattiesburg, MS., at the Thad Cochran Center on the University of Southern Mississippi campu

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