Marbrook Foundation: Grant for Arts

Marbrook Foundation

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Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $20,000

Next anticipated deadline: Jul 15, 2020 (Letter of inquiry)

Later anticipated deadlines: Aug 31, 2020 10:00pm PDT (Full proposal)

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Minnesota: Anoka County, Carver County, Dakota County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County Show all

Location of residency: United States

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The mission of Marbrook Foundation is to promote the values of the Brooks family by making grants and focusing involvement in designated charitable areas and causes that reflect those values.

Arts Programs

Marbrook Foundation will accept applications from arts programs and projects serving the Twin Cities metro area that provide culturally specific arts programming and/or intercultural arts programming. In 2018, grants will likely range between $5,000-$20,000.

Focus Areas - The Foundation’s priorities in the area of Arts are:

  • Projects and programs that foster cultural awareness and understanding; 
  • Projects and programs that encourage cross-cultural collaboration, community integration, and inclusion; 
  • Projects and programs that support work by professional artists.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The Foundation will accept Letters of Intent (LOI) from arts programs serving the Twin Cities metro area that provide culturally specific arts programming and intercultural arts programming.
  • Project or program must include content that is culturally-specific (work representing a specific culture) and/or intercultural (collaborative work between individuals or groups representing different cultures) .
  • A professional arts production, exhibit or showing for the general public in the Twin Cities metro area must be included.
    • Wide-audience reach is prioritized .
  • End result of project or program aimed at positive social impact and message for the greater community at large .
  • Work Samples (exemplifying quality of work).


  • We will not fund:
    • Projects or programs providing arts access and/or education for youth as the primary activity; 
    • Start-up organizations;
    • Grants directly to individuals.