Resources for Artists

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Artist Grants & Opportunities

Grants and other opportunities for artists with disabilities.

2019 Early Career & Emerging Artist Grant Application

The guidelines for applying for 2019 Early Career and Emerging Artist Grants may be downloaded here, or requested by mail or email in various formats from VSA Minnesota. Applications must be received by February 1, 2019.

Arts Activities

Arts Programs for Minnesotans with Disabilities

These are some of the programs in Minnesota that provide services or activities for and with people with disabilities. If you know additional activities, please contact VSA Minnesota:
Phone: 612-332-3888 or 800-801-3883
Email: or
528 Hennepin Ave. #305, Minneapolis 55403

Exhibiting Artwork with VSA Minnesota

Grant & Other Opportunities

Artist Grants & Other Opportunities

Artists with disabilities in Minnesota have a variety of opportunities to pursue their work through grants from state, local and private sources. Here are some opportunities with upcoming deadlines. Several sources for nonprofit arts organizations are also provided. (Updated Dec. 4, 2018) If you know of other sources, please share with VSA Minnesota at or 612-332-3888.