Michigan Arts & Culture Council Grants

Michigan Arts and Culture Council (MACC) coordinates grants to arts and culture organizations, cities and municipalities, and other nonprofit organizations ensuring that every citizen and community in Michigan enjoys the civic, economic and educational benefits of arts and culture. Granting period is October 1 through September 30 each year.

MACC will be announcing grant programs for fiscal year 2025 on May 1, 2024.

 All applicants will use macc.smartsimple.com

Please scroll below for links. For questions, contact arts@nwmiarts.net.

 Preparing for the FY25 Grant Cycle

To prepare for the upcoming FY25 application cycle, organizations may start collecting the following required documentation:

Unique Entity ID (UEI) from SAM.GOV

Charitable Solicitation Registration from Michigan Attorney General

Section 504 Self-Evaluation Workbook

Proof of nonprofit status (such as a copy of IRS determination letter)

Proof the organization is a registered organization in the state of Michigan (such as a certificate from Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs)

(Optional but encouraged) Claim, update, and complete your organization’s Candid/Guidestar

Organizations intending to apply for FY25 MACC funding opportunities should ensure they are up-to-date on any reports/requirements from previous MACC awards.

Organizations that are current recipients of FY24 MACC funding are reminded to check Final Report deadlines which can be found in the organization’s signed Grant Agreement(s) available in SmartSimple. If the personnel listed on any current grant records have changed (such as Project Director or Authorizing Official), please submit a Grant Change Form in SmartSimple to update. Final report instructions for each FY24 grant program can be found below:

Final Grant Guidelines FY24 & MACC Resources 

Link to guidelines and support materials below.

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