The City Arts Partnership Grant program invests in the overall health and success of the Metro’s arts community and by extension, the health and successs of our community at large.  The program is funded by the Cities of Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo and by Sanford Helath.

The 2021 application period opens on Monday, April 19.  The application submission deadline is Monday, May 24 at 5 pm.

Organizations interested in applying for a grant must attend a mandatory meeting prior to applying. These virtual meetings will be divided into those for organizations seeking General Operating Support (our larger arts institutions) and those seeking Project Support.  

GOS Meetings:  Wednesday, April 21 at 5:15 pm or Thursday, April 22 at 8 am

Project Support Meetings: Wednesday, April 21 at 8 am or Thursday, April 22 at 5:15 pm

GOS-eligible organizations are non-profits with an explicitly stated arts- and/or culture-focused mission and with an annual budget of $40,000 or more.

All other organizations should check the Project Support guidelines for eligibility.

Email Tania Blanich, Director of Operations, by 5 pm on Monday, April 19 at to indicate which of the mandatory meetings you will attend and you will be sent a Zoom link.  Can’t attend one of the meetings or have questions? Contact Tania.