Grants and Resources for Arts Organizations and Artists

TAP provides grants to both non-profits and to individual artists as an investment in the overall health and well-being of the Metro’s Arts Community.  Questions? Contact Tania Blanich, Director of Operations, at tania@theartspartnership.net or 701.237.6133.

Individual Arts Partnership Grants + Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants

Application Deadline: September 10, 5 pm

These grants support artists working in a broad range of the arts: dance, literature, media, music, theatre, traditional and folk arts and craft, and visual arts. The Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grants support musicians working in all genres.

Artists interested in applying for either of these grants opportunities HAVE A FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO attend a mandatory application workshop.  MUSICIANS: JADE PRESENTS WILL BE IN THE HOUSE!  (But all artists are welcome.)

When:                  Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Location:             APT, an arts incubator, at 225 4th Avenue North in Fargo

Funding for these grants is provided by generous individuals and Jade Presents (specifically for musicians).

Guidelines IAP + JPAP Fall 2018

Grantees Fall 2017

Panel Scoring Rubric IAP + JPAP Fall 2017

Grant Management Information  (Logos supplied below)

Fall 2017 Final Report Form


City Arts Partnership (CAP) Grants – April 2019 Deadline

The CAP Grants support non-profit arts and culture organizations and other non-profits proposing arts-and-culture projects in the Metro area. The CAP programs is funded by the cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo. Sanford Health provides Sanford Arts Partnership Merit Awards, given to organizations doing exemplary work in the arts and cultural arenas in our community.

Organizations planning to apply for a CAP grant must attend a mandatory application workshop or will be ineligible to apply.

The application submission deadline and workshop dates will be posted in early 2019.

For your information, guidelines for the 2018 grant round and other information necessary to the application process can be accessed below, along with information about past grant recipients.

2017-2018 CAP Grant Final Report Form

2018 CAP Grantees

Grants CAP 10 Year Overview 2008-2018

2018 CAP Guidelines

2018 CAP Demographics Form This form needs to be downloaded, filled out and uploaded to the online application.

2018 CAP Panel Scoring Rubric This guides the grants review panel in their decision-making


Grant Archives

2017 City Arts Partnership Grantees

2016 IAP and Jade Presents Arts Partnership Grantees

2016 City Arts Partnership Grants

2015 Grants






Jade Arts Partnership combo logo