These grant application materials are outdated and are for information purposes only. New grant application materials will be available in July 2013.
The East Central Regional Arts Council (ECRAC) developed the Individual Artist Program with McKnight Foundation funding to provide financial support to artists committed to personal artistic growth. Applications are encouraged from artists in all disciplines.
The applicant may be any individual artist who is a permanent resident (for at least 6 months) in one of the five Minnesota counties of: Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, or Pine. The applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
The project should start at least 2 months after the grant application deadline. The project must be able to be completed within 14 months of the grant review date.
To apply you will need the following:
1. FY 2012-2013 ECRAC Individual Aritst Grant Guidelines (pdf) - read this before applying to understand the grant funding guidelines and to find the application instructions.
2. ECRAC Individual Artist Application FY 12-13. This is available as an rtf which you can open on your computer and use "save as" to make it your own file. It's also a pdf so that you can see what the hard copy of the application looks like.
3. Additional materials as explained in both the instructions and the checklist on the first page of the application. These items ensure your eligibility as an applicant and help to establish that your application is complete.
4. RAC Data Collection Form - this is required with all ECRAC grant applications.