The Mississippi Arts Commission opened is annual grant application process on Feb. 1, for organizations and individual artists.
These grants support a wide range of arts activities including artist fellowships, folk arts apprenticeship grants for professional artists, and project grants for activities produced by community organizations.
The MAC is also accepting applications for the Mississippi Artist Roster and Teaching Artist Roster.
The agency’s website, www.arts.ms.gov, includes detailed information about each grant and includes downloadable application forms. The MAC also offers eGRANT which is an online system that can simplify the application process for applicants.
The application deadline for these grants is March 1, at 5 p.m. First-time applicants are strongly encouraged to contact a member of the MAC staff for assistance before submitting an application.