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Arts grant deadline is Sept. 15

The next deadline for Five Wings Arts Council (FWAC) art grant application submissions is less than a month away.

Individual artists, arts organizations and sponsors of arts activities in Cass, Crow Wing, Wadena, Morrison and Todd Counties should plan now for projects beginning the first of November and extending into 2012. The deadline for grant applications including General Operating, Community Arts Access Projects, School Art Projects, Individual Artisan, and Individual Apprentice is Sept. 15. Applications will be reviewed Oct. 25. Projects may not begin before that date.

Non-profit organizations may apply at any time in the Small Grant Program if they are first time applicants or applying for short term opportunities. Student Artist and Mentor applications are also without deadlines. Funding is made possible by the Legacy Amendment and the McKnight Foundation.

For more information, visit the FWAC website at or call (877) 654-2166.