grants from the arts partnership and jade presents

The Arts Partnership provides grants to both nonprofits and individual artists to invest in the overall health and well-being of the arts in Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo.

Individual Artist Grants

CLOSED: Individual Arts Partnership Grants Deadline 5 p.m. on Friday, January 31

CLOSED: Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants – Deadline 5 p.m. on Friday, February 7

Through this program, visual artists, writers, poets, performers, musicians, artisans and more can apply for project grants of $250 to $2,500.

There are two parts to the Individual Artist Grant program including; Individual Arts Partnership (IAP) grants and the Jade Presents Arts Partnership (JPAP) grants. Please refer to the following guidelines and documents before completing your application.

Funding for these grants is provided by generous individuals and Jade Presents (specifically for musicians).

Guidelines (IAP + JPAP) Winter 2020

Panel Scoring Rubric
See what our grant panel will look for when allocating funds for your project.

Grant Management Info
Learn how to properly manage your grant and what language to use when acknowledging us in your marketing materials.

– Apply Here –

Individual Arts Partnership Grants (IAP) / Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants (JPAP)

Fall 2018 Individual Arts Partnership Grantees

Click here to stay up to date on our current Individual Arts Partnership grantees!

Grants for Organizations

City Arts Partnership Grants – Spring 2020

Our City Arts Partnership (CAP) grants support nonprofit arts and culture organizations and other nonprofits proposing arts-and-culture projects in the Metro area. CAP grant programs are funded by the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. Sanford Health provides funds for the Sanford Arts Partnership Merit Awards, given to organizations doing exemplary work in the arts and cultural arenas in our community.

The guidelines for Spring 2020 grants will be posted in March.

Below you will find a choice of The Arts Partnership logos and Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants (as appropriate) for use in your printed materials and on your website to acknowledge the grants. Click on the logos to download the high-resolution version of each logo. If you are having trouble downloading the logo, please email our Communications Coordinator Ethan Mickelson at and he will happily send you a logo via email.

Have questions about our grants? Contact our Director of Operations Tania Blanich at or 701.237.6133.

To view our Grant Archives, click here.