MCACA FY21 Grants Open, Due 6/1 & 8/3

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs (MCACA) is currently accepting grant and minigrant applications for the 2021 fiscal year. Michigan nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities are able to apply for arts and cultural projects taking place between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2020. Applications for Operational Support, Project Support, Capital Improvements and Arts in Education Residency grants are due June 1, 2020.

Applications for Minigrant Arts Projects and Minigrant Professional and Organizational Development (POD) are due August 3, 2020. Individual artists and arts administrators are able to apply for POD minigrants in addition to nonprofit organizations.

Guidelines can be accessed online at or by contacting All grants must be submitted via e-grant at

MCACA grant workshop PowerPoints are available here. Templates, application guidelines and other resources are available here.

The Northwest Michigan Arts & Culture Network is the regional regranting agency for Region 2 minigrants (Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee and Wexford counties). For questions, copies of the FY2020 guidelines, technical assistance or to be added to the contact list for minigrants, the regional arts network and other arts related opportunities, please contact Mary Bevans Gillett, regrant coordinator, at 231-883-8388 or or 231.883.8388