MACC Grants

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. The Council envisions a Michigan where communities celebrate creative expression and every person has access to, or participates in, arts and cultural experiences.

Granting period is October 1 through September 30 each year.

Information about MACC, its programs and its grants at

Accepting Applications for FY25

MACC is currently accepting applications for its FY25 grant period.

  • Application deadline: July 24, 2024 at 5:00pm EST.
  • All submissions:

Based on eligibility, organizations can apply for one of the two grant programs - Mission Based Support or Experience Based Support.. MACC is now accepting applications in both programs. Please review requirements and guidelines at the MACC grant site.


MACC FY25 Grant Workshop & Office Hours

With the announcement of MACC's new grants portfolio, the staff is now offering numerous opportunities to attend virtual workshops, recorded webinars, or connect with staff during open, informal office hours leading up to the grant deadline on July 24, 2024. Free and open to the public, individuals are welcome to join any, or all, of these connection points to ask questions or get an overview of the grants MACC now offers. Below are days and times that MACC staff are are available to walk applicants through the new system:

Virtual Workshops (access via this link):

  • June 13 @ 2:00 PM
  • July 9 @ 6:00 PM

Virtual Office Hours (access via this link)

  • Offered every Tuesday from 10:00 - 11:00 AM through July 23.

Recorded webinar on the updated grant process here.

Contact MACC Staff Directly

None of the times above work for you? Feel free to reach out to MACC staff during regular business hours to ask questions.

  • Alex Flannery, Program Manager, 517.331.5925,
  • Jeff Garrett, Program Manager and ADA/504 Coordinator, 517.242.3678,
  • Jackie Lillis-Warwick, Program Manager, 517.881.4114,
  • Ashley Minarik, Finance and Compliance, 517.599.1381,
  • Chad Swan-Badgero, Program Manager, 517.881.9472,
  • Adam Wheater, Operations Manager, 517.881.7272,


Preparing for the FY25 Grant Cycle

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

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 FY24 Grant & Minigrant Guidelines 

If you currently have a grant or minigrant from Michigan Arts & Culture Council, including for FY24 (October 1, 2023-September 30, 2024), there are no changes to your funding or your final report requirements. Link to final report guidelines below. Links to logos for acknowledgement requirements are also available below. Please refer to your FY24 grant agreement for requirements specific to your award.