MAC Minigrants Available, Apply by Nov. 1

JACKSON, MISS. – Oct. 1, 2019 – The Mississippi Arts Commission is now accepting applications for the agency’s Minigrant program, which is offered annually to organizations and individual artists to assist with small-scale arts projects around the state. The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. 

Minigrants for organizations are designed to meet a wide variety of needs in Mississippi communities, schools and arts organizations, and they stimulate arts projects in rural and underserved communities. Non-profit organizations or local government entities may apply for up to $1,000 to support a presentation by members of MAC’s Artist Roster. Arts organizations may use the funds to hire a consultant or support professional development efforts.

Professional-level artists may apply through the artist Minigrant program for up to $500 to support promotion and marketing efforts, attend a professional development workshop or purchase art supplies.

Complete grant guidelines and criteria are available on MAC’s website at or call 601-359-6030 for more details. First-time applicants are strongly encouraged to speak with MAC staff member about their project before submitting an application.

Contact:  Anna Ehrgott | Communications Director | | (601) 359-6546