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arts grants

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Our Arts grants are awarded to programs and organizations that provide accessible and affordable arts and cultural experiences to the Twin Cities community.

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Target Foundation welcomes applications from organizations in the seven-county Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., metropolitan area that are classified 501(c)(3) by the IRS. We accept Arts grant applications between noon CST Jan. 1 and noon CST Feb. 1 each year.

Minnesota Cultural Data Project
Target is part of the Minnesota Cultural Data Project (Minnesota CDP). This statewide collaborative effort of public and private funders employs an online system for collecting and standardizing historical financial and organizational data. We, along with other funders in Minnesota, require that Target Foundation arts grant applicants complete a data profile annually through the Minnesota CDP websitelink opens in a new window. Before applying for a Target Foundation arts grant, applicants must register on the Minnesota CDP website. Applicants will then use the information entered into the Data Profile in their application to Target, as well as other participating funders statewide.

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social services grants

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Our Social Services grants are awarded to programs and organizations that directly provide food and shelter to the Twin Cities community or local at-risk families.

guidelines
Target Foundation welcomes applications from organizations in the seven-county Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., metropolitan area that are classified 501(c)(3) by the IRS. We accept Social Services grant applications between noon CST April 1 and noon CST May 1 each year.

Target Foundation grants are intended for general operations associated with programs that provide support for immediate needs. Please select the link that best identifies where Target grant dollars will be applied.

good to know

  • In 2012, we awarded Target Foundation arts and social services grants to organizations throughout the Twin Cities, totaling more than $9.3 million.