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Grants for Arts Equity

Minnesota Street Project Foundation is awarding grants for capacity-building initiatives to Bay Area visual arts organizations serving Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and other underserved audiences as part of its grantmaking programs to address the systemic racism in the art world. The grantmaking program is administered by Minnesota Street Project Foundation, a nonprofit organization that operates as a catalyst expanding Minnesota Street Project’s mission to retain and strengthen the Bay Area’s contemporary art community. Furthering the multi-faceted Project—innovative in both design and purpose—the Foundation broadens the base of direct financial support to the arts and creative process.

The Award $50,000 is earmarked initially, with grants up to $10,000 each, to address the capacity-building needs of Bay Area visual arts organizations deeply rooted in historically marginalized communities.

The Grants for Arts Equity Intent The vision for this program is to help visual arts organizations working in communities that have historically experienced the greatest socio-economic barriers to sustained arts engagement. The Grants for Arts Equity is for Bay Area visual arts organizations seeking to create roadmaps and build organizational and managerial capability for audience expansion, program expansion, and overall fiscal sustainability.

For more information on eligibility and how to apply, visit: https://minnesotastreetproject.org/grants