Our grant programs investment in people, institutions, programs and projects that contribute to the health and well-being of the arts community. These grants make the arts more accessible, sustain a vibrant arts community, and recognize excellence in the arts.
In Spring 2020, we awarded $133,220 in grants - $97,870 to 30 arts organizations and $35,350 to 18 artists, performers and musical groups.
City Arts Partnership Grants
City Arts Partnership Grants, funded by the Tri-Cities, provide foundational support for the Metro’s non-profit arts organizations, from its largest and longest-lived arts institutions to small grassroots organizations. Together, these vital arts entities provide programs, performances and services that annually reach a regional audience of more than 750,000.
Individual Arts Partnership Grants
Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) grants support artists at any career stage, helping them realize their artistic vision, improve their artistic skills and build sustainable careers. A portion of IAP grants are funded by dollars from the Erin Koffler Memorial Fund, the Moorhead PEO and individual donors.
Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants
Jade Presents Arts Partnership (JPAP) grant support artists working in music. The grants are funded in part by Jade Presents and provide a vital connection to the local indrusty and beyond.