MNSAB: MN CARES Act Grants

Minnesota State Arts Board

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Deadline: Oct 2, 2020 2:29pm PDT

Grant amount: US $5,000 - US $10,000

Fields of work: Art & Culture

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Government Entity

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Project / Program

Location of project: Minnesota

Location of residency: Minnesota

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Overview:

MN CARES Act Grants

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recognizes that the nonprofit arts industry is an important sector of America's economy. With CARES Act funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Minnesota State Arts Board will award MN CARES Act Grants to arts organizations across the state to help these entities, their employees, and their contracted artists and workers weather the economic hardships caused by the forced cancellation of their activities or closure of their operations due to the spread of COVID-19.

Use of funds

Applicants may request funding from the MN CARES Act Grants program for one or more of the following purposes:

  • Salary support, full or partial, for one or more positions that are critical to an organization’s artistic mission.
  • Fees for artists and/or other contracted personnel to hire new contractors, maintain current contractors, or extend the period of time during which contractors would be employed.
  • Facilities costs such as rent, mortgage, utilities, information technology, security, insurance, building maintenance, or cleaning.

We've imported the main document for this grant to give you an overview. You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

This page was last reviewed September 10, 2020 and last updated September 10, 2020