Forecast Public Art | Artist Services | Grant Opportunities

Forecast’s grants to emerging and mid-career artists in Minnesota support risk-taking, interdisciplinary approaches and collaborative problem-solving.

 

Public Art Grants For Mid-Career Artists

Available to Minnesota-based mid-career artists and funded by The McKnight Foundation.

  • Mid-Career Project Grant / 1 Grant – $50,000
    Applications for 2018 will open June 15, 2017.
    Deadline: July 18, 2017.

 

Public Art Grants For Emerging Artists

Available to Minnesota-based emerging artists and funded by the Jerome Foundation.

 

Grant Help from Forecast Staff!

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions and Grant Writing Tips for quick answers and suggestions for strong applications!

Information Sessions
Sessions include an overview of our grants, application process, and selection criteria, as well as tips and resources for preparing strong applications!
  • Dates:
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6-7pm  – Mid-Career Project Grant only
    Thursday, September 14, 2017, 6-7pm – all grants except Mid-Career Project Grant
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 6-7pm – all grants except Mid-Career Project Grant

Feedback Sessions
Schedule a 30-minute feedback session with Forecast staff to review your application materials, ask questions, or get help navigating the application process. Available after applications open.

Grant Writing Study Halls
Study Halls are an opportunity for you to carve out space to work on your Forecast grant, utilize Forecast staff for questions or to review your application and connect with other artists doing similar work.

 

All Workshops, Info Sessions, and Study Halls take place at our hub in the Creative Enterprise Zone, located at 2300 Myrtle Avenue, Suite 160, St. Paul.