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Art Alert

Today, March 5, 2020, from noon to 6 pm the Regional Arts Council Grant Program office hours will be at the Anoka Ramsey Community College in Cambridge, MN! Feel free to make an appointment by emailing grantinfo@ecrac.org or by calling (320) 591-7031 ext 1. The community college is located at 300 Spirit River Drive South.

We will be in the conference room located next to the cafeteria.
We hope to see you there! 
Pictured above is the Anoka Ramsey Community College in Cambridge MN.
and Big Horn Sheep Portrait by
Nathan Hager of Isanti, 2018 ECRAC Essential Artist
Art Grant Deadlines are April 1, 2020
Who is eligible in the ECRAC 5 county region?
Individual artists of any artistic discipline; all non profit arts or other organizations (501c3 status); all public entities such as K-12 schools, community eds, colleges, and government branches.

What to prepare for an application?
Project director's resume (organizations and public entities); Artist's resume (all grants); A detailed budget for the the project: expenses and income (all grants); Resumes for all paid personnel; artists, musicians, performers, etc. (all grants); and Artistic work samples (all grants).

When is it due and other details?
Grant Deadlines: April 1, 2020, 11:59 pm
Multiple applications are accepted from organizations, one project per grant program.

What kind of funding is available? $1,000 with the ACHF Individual Artist Grant; $2,500 with the Mid-Career Artist Grant (brand new this year); $500 to $5,000 with the Small/Art Project Grant (organizations and public entities) $3,000 with the Art In Our Schools Grant (schools only); and $5,000 to $15,000 with the ACHF Organization Art Project Grant (organizations and public entities).

Artist Initiative Session and One on One Appointments
The Minnesota State Arts Board is hosting an information session about their Artist Initiative grant program. Program officer Sherrie Fernandez-Williams will provide an overview of the Artist Initiative grant program and guide participants in an interactive workshop. Meetings are free and open to the public. One on one meeting sessions are also available.

Hinckley Session
Thursday, March 12, 6 - 8 p.m.
East Central Regional Arts Council
109 Tobies Mill Place, Hinckley

More In-Office Hours!
ECRAC’s Grant Program Officer will be available at the following locations:

In-Office Hours
East Central Regional Arts Council – March 19th 1:00 to 4:00 PM (or
M-F by appointment) at 109 Weber Ave (in Tobies Mill Place), Hinckley

To request an appointment:
Email grantinfo@ecrac.org to request an appointment and indicate a preferred time and location. You will receive an email confirmation for the time and meeting place.

East Central Regional Arts Council
109 Weber Ave S, PO Box 554
Hinckley, MN 55037
Phone: (320) 591-7031 ext 1
Email:  info@ecrac.org
Monday - Friday 9 am to 4:30 pm