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South Arts Application

Mississippi Arts Commission

  • Fellowship Grants: Grants of up to $5,000 awarded to artists in MS who are performing at a high standard of artistic merit.  (Fellowships are very competitive). Apply here by March 2, 2020. 
  • Individual Project Grants: (NEW!): Grants of $2,000 provide funding to support ideas and projects organized by or for individual artists in MS. Apply here by March 2, 2020. 
  • Folk Arts Apprenticeship: Grants up to $2,000 to support both master artist and apprentice with the goal of  ensuring the survival of traditional art forms found throughout MS. Apply here by March 2, 2020. 
  • Mini grants: of up to $500 (reimbursable) are available to individual artists twice annually (June 1st and November 1st) Eligible uses for the Mini Grants for Individuals include: travel and registration for workshops or conferences, promotional materials or artistic supplies. Apply by June 1st, 2020 or November 1st, 2021.