38 Regional Arts & Cultural Organizations & Community Projects Benefit Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs awarded $594,110 in FY21 grants to 38 organizations and projects located in Northwest Michigan. Funding was approved at the October 15 Council meeting and includes awards for operational support, project support, capital improvements and regional regrant. An addition 11 organizations were approved for minigrant projects and professiona and organization development. To review a full list of grantees, link below: Link by County HereLink by Grant Program Here
Minigrant Projects – Round 2 – Due 1/15
Round 2 grant applications are being accepted for Minigrant Projects taking place March1 – September 30, 2021. Deadline is 1/15/2020 via mcaca.smartsimple.com. Requests accepted for funding up to $4,000 in Antrim, Benzie, Charlevoix, Emmet, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Missaukee and Wexford counties. Guidelines, information and PPT overview on the NW MI Arts & Culture website.
School Minigrants Open – Supplies, Equipment, Busses
Minigrants for are available for NW Michigan schools to cover costs for arts education supplies, equipment or bus costs for arts and cultural excursions during the current 2019-2020 school year. Requests up to $1,500 for suppplies/equipment and $500 for buses. Guidelines here and on the NW MI Arts & Culture website.
FY20 Final Reports Due
Reminder – Final reports are due 10/31/20 for organizations receiving MCACA Direct Grants for FY2020. Minigrant final reports were due 9/30/2020.
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