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Grant Amount: $5,000 - 2 grants
Application Deadline: October 3, 2022 (11:59pm)  
Grant-Funded Period: January 1, 2023 – November 30, 2023
Grant Intentions: This grant supports Minnesota-based mid-career artists seeking to expand or advance their careers in the field of public art. Funding can be used to support the development of a project idea or to participate in activities that will help applicants further their careers as public artists. Professional development activities can range from residencies to apprenticeships, conferences, travel, study, skill development, and the creation of project models or prototypes, as long as the overall outcome is to advance the applicant’s public art career. Please see the definitions of public art and mid-career below. Professional Development grants may be used for the development of proposals for other public or nonprofit agencies; however, commission or client-based work is not eligible.

*Please contact the Forecast Grants team if you need help submitting your application in English at aki@forecastpublicart.org or 651-271-2792

Please register to join at any of the following virtual Artist Support Information Sessions:
Tuesday, August 16,  5:00 - 6:00pm CT  

Sunday, September 4,  2:00 - 3:00pm CT

Please drop by for a 1 - 1 support session with Aki Shibata at these Twin City drop-in locations:
Thursday, September 22,  5:00 – 6:30pm CT  
East 7th Mississippi Market Co-op
740 7th Street East, Saint Paul, MN 55106

Friday, September 23, 2022,  12:00 – 1:30pm CT
Seward Co-op
2823 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Please join us for these two interactive, virtual Artist Talks with current grantees (Registration links coming soon to our website grants page):
Tuesday, September 13, 5:00 - 6:00 pm CT

Tuesday, September 20, 5:00 - 6:00 pm CT 

Until September 28 (5 days prior to the deadline), you may send in your draft application to Aki Shibata for writing support, aki@forecastpublicart.org

We use Submittable to accept and review our submissions.