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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Feb 20

Ask A Grant Writer: Before You Hit Submit!

Getting ready to hit submit on your FY2025 MAC Annual Grant Application? WAIT! You won’t want to miss this webinar! Join grant writer Bob Arnold to learn about some of the essential elements of grant writing. We will focus on revising, editing, and proofreading just in time for MAC’s yearly grant deadline.

Feb 18

Mississippi Arts Hour: Patti Golden

This week on the Mississippi Arts Hour, Kristen Brandt talks with Gulf Coast-based writer Patti Golden. The episode airs on MPB Radio this Sunday at 5 p.m. CST. You can also listen on your favorite podcasting app.

Feb 4

Mississippi Arts Hour - Earl Poole Ball

This week on the Arts Hour, Larry talks with American singer-songwriter, pianist, music producer, actor, and 2024 Governor's Arts Awards recipient Earl Poole Ball. The episode airs on MPB Radio this Sunday at 5 p.m. CST. You can also listen on your favorite podcasting app.



NEA and NEH Chairs Historic Visit to Mississippi

In a historic collaborative visit, the National Endowment for the Arts Chair, Maria Rosario Jackson, Ph.D., and the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair, Shelly Lowe, visited the metro-Jackson area earlier this month. The cross-sector visit allowed national, regional, state, and local leaders from the arts and humanities worlds, including General Nolen Bivens, President and CEO of Americans for the Arts (AFTA), to meet and experience the incredible work happening in Mississippi.

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MAC Awards $5.2 Million Through the Building Fund for the Arts Grant to 34 Arts Organizations in 23 Counties

The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) awarded $5.2 million to 34 arts organizations in 23 counties in Mississippi through the Building Fund for the Arts (BFA) grant for FY2024. The funding opportunity provided through the BFA grant supports the much-needed repair, renovation, expansion, or construction of Mississippi facilities that serve as sites for year-round arts programming in their communities.

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