Don’t know which MAC grant is for you? Watch the video to help decide!
MAC Grants Available
Grants for Individual Artists
Folk Arts Apprenticeship: Grants up to $2,000 to support both master artist and apprentice with the goal of ensuring the survival of traditional art forms found throughout MS. Apply here by March 2, 2020.
Mini grants of up to $500 (reimburseable) are available to individual artists twice annually (June 1st and November 1st) Eligible uses for the Mini Grants for Individuals include: travel and registration for workshops or conferences, promotional materials or artistic supplies. Apply by June 1st, 2020 or November 1st, 2021.
Other Supporting Programs for Individual Artists:
The Teaching Artist Roster is a listing of professional artists, specialists and education professionals who are available to work with educators and administrators to develop strategies for using arts in K-12 classrooms. Apply here by March 2, 2020.
Grants for Organizations
Project Grants of up to $5,000 help fund a broad range of arts projects and arts components of larger projects in Mississippi communities. Eligible organizations include: 501(c)3 nonprofits, municipalities or other units of government such as schools and libraries. Apply here by March 2, 2020.
Operating Grants are specifically available for arts focused institutions as operating support to assist these core organizations maintain their financial stability, build their organizational capacity, improve their artist programs, and broaden their programs throughout the community. Eligible organizations should have the arts as the primary focus and mission. Apply here by March 2, 2020.
Mini grants up to $1,000 are available to organizations twice annually (June 1st and November 1st) Eligible uses for the Mini Grants for Organizations include: professional development for staff (attending a workshop/conference or hiring a consultant) or hiring a MAC Roster Artist as a part of an organization project or initiative. Apply by June 1st, 2020 or November 1st, 2021
From time to time, MAC offers other funding opportunities, when available they will be listed in the “Special Initiatives” section under Grants for Organizations
Still not sure which MAC grant is the best fit for you? Watch the video above or use the Grant Decision Tree below to help you find the right source of funding for your needs.