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Arts in the Schools Grant Program

February 10th, 2017

The Arts in the Schools grant program is open to public schools in the eighteen counties of the SMAC service region. The program intent is to provide funds to advance arts education in schools in the SMAC region through artist/teacher/community partnerships and to support the arts as essential to education and daily life. Arts in […]

Explore MN Tourism Offers Funding for NEW Events!

February 10th, 2017

Explore MN Tourism Offers Funding for NEW Events! Explore Minnesota Tourism’s new grant is designated to support new events that generate economic impact and increase media awareness, can range from $1,000 to $24,000. Visit the Explore Minnesota web page to learn more.…/ways-t…/new-events-grants/

Looking for Student Research?

February 10th, 2017

Do you have a community project that could use student research? The University of Minnesota’s Community Assistantship Program (C.A.P.), provides college students an opportunity to apply their skills to real-world community challenges and gain an advantage in our competitive job market. Students help enhance the capacity of community-based groups by conducting research that support projects […]