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Special Requests

Special Requests support needs of arts organizations and programs that fall outside of the eligibility of MSAC’s established grant programs.


Between FY20 - 23, the Emergency Grant supported the needs of independent artists as they adjusted to income losses as a result of the pandemic and other emergencies. Read more.
The Special Request program supports three types of arts activities: pilot or one-time projects, innovative projects addressing stated constituent needs, and capacity-building efforts. Read more.