Grant opportunity for Minnesota artists

Posted by Adam Johnsen on September 30, 2013

Grants to assist Minnesota emerging artists with disabilities in creating new work are available from VSA Minnesota.

With funding from the Jerome Foundation, seven grants of $1500 each will be awarded to writers, performers, visual or multi-media artists through a competitive grant application process. November 8, 2013, is the deadline. Applications and guidelines are available at or can be requested in several formats at 612-332-3888800-801-3883,

The Jerome Foundation and VSA Minnesota have been offering these annual grants since 1996. VSA Minnesota is a statewide, nonprofit organization whose mission is to create a community where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in and access the arts. The Jerome Foundation seeks to contribute to a dynamic and evolving culture by supporting the creation, development and production of new works by emerging artists.

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