Current Grant Opportunities

Border-to-Border Broadband Grant
Cities and other entities can now submit grant applications to expand broadband infrastructure in their communities during the second year of the Border-to-Border Broadband Grant Program. The grants, which will be awarded in amounts up to $5 million, require at least a 50 percent local match.

The Border-to-Border Broadband Grant program was established by the 2014 Legislature. The Office of Broadband Development within the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is managing the grant program and application process. The 2015 Legislature allocated $10.59 million toward the program this year. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Sept. 15.
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Cultural Community Partnership Grant
The Minnesota State Arts Board is now accepting applications for the fiscal year 2016 Cultural Community Partnership Grant. This program is designed to enhance the artistic and career development of artists of color. It supports collaborative projects between two individual artists, or between an artist and an organization. Proposed projects must take place between March 1, 2016, and Feb. 28, 2017. Cities are eligible to apply. The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 28.
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