Arts Midwest is committed to Midwestern communities, large and small, through grantmaking, creative programming, and leadership training. Our grant and programs reach more than half a million people annually. To learn more, please visit our programs page.
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Flexible support to help arts and culture organizations grow their capacity, fund artist engagements, and build community.
American Rescue Plan
Visit this page for more information on funding available to Midwestern states, funds available via our sister Regional Arts Organizations, and funds available via the National Endowment for the Arts.
Emerging and mid-career jazz artists: take your music to places it has never been with a grant from Jazz Road, a national initiative.
National Endowment for the Arts Big Read
Bringing communities together around the shared activity of reading and discussing a book. Applications for the 2022-23 cycle are due January 26, 2022.
Shakespeare in American Communities
Connecting youths across the country to Shakespeare’s plays by supporting performances and workshops in schools and in the justice system. Applications for the 2022-23 cycle are due February 2, 2022.
United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund
A national recovery initiative helping under-resourced arts and culture organizations weather the COVID-19 crisis.