Arts and Culture

Strong, creative communities

Mardag Foundation believes building the capacity of arts and humanities organizations to benefit their communities is an essential part of a healthy state.

Funding the arts and humanities

Learn more about our featured grantees and what Mardag Foundation has funded.

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Lakeshore Players Theatre

Ushering in a new arts era in White Bear Lake

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Duluth Art Institute

The Duluth Art Institute strengthens the arts community of Northern Minnesota through exhibitions and hands-on learning. Read their story and learn more about their work.

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What we fund

Search through past grantees and see what projects and programs Mardag Foundation has funded in the past. 

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Apply for a grant

Use our online portal, GranteeView, to apply for a grant, access grant guidelines and more.