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 22

MAC Grantee Event: 2018 Charles H. Templeton Ragtime Jazz Festival

Whether or not you fox-trot, two-step, or cakewalk, be sure you don't miss the concerts, seminars, and museum tours at Mississippi State University Library's 2018 Ragtime Jazz Festival with performing artists Kris Tokarski, Steve Cheseborough, Eddie Erickson, and Ivory&Gold.

Mar 23

MAC Grantee Event: CelticFest Mississippi

Mississippi's own Emerald Accent, Clark Lowery, Tom McCandlish, and Gall Fox, debut their new lineup at CelticFest Mississippi where visitors can enjoy food, music, highland game demonstrations, and even join the dance!



Mac Seeks Arts Industry Program Director/Accessibility Coordinator

The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) is the state’s official arts granting and service agency. Based in Jackson, Mississippi, MAC is an independent state agency governed by a fifteen person board. The agency is currently seeking an Arts Industry Program Director/Accessibility Coordinator. This is a fulltime, permanent position. The Arts Industry staff person manages grants to […]

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MAC Now Accepting Grant Applications

JACKSON, MISS. – Feb. 5, 2018 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting applications from individuals and organizations for the agency’s annual grant programs. The upcoming application deadline is Thursday, March 1, 2018, at 5 p.m. for operating and project grants to organizations and schools, as well as fellowships, apprenticeships, artist roster and teaching […]

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MAC to Host 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards

Jackson, Miss. — Feb. 1, 2018 — The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) will honor five outstanding contributors to Mississippi arts at the 30th annual Governor’s Arts Awards. This event spotlights Mississippi’s rich cultural resources and honors those who make a lasting impact on the state through their vision and creativity. This year’s event will be […]

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