Montana Arts Council

An Agency of State Government

Artists in Schools and Communities

The Montana Arts Council strives to provide access to quality arts learning to develop the creative potential of Montanans of all ages. Towards that end, the Artists in Schools and Communities (AISC) program provides matching funds that support a wide range of arts learning experiences and artist residencies for participants of all ages with professional working artists, as well as other special projects that support arts learning in schools and community settings.

Artists in Schools and Communities Grants

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Who Can Apply
The Montana Arts Council awards grants to Montana organizations that are not-for-profit and exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a), which include the 501(c)(3) designation of the Internal Revenue code, or are units of government, public education institutions, or local chapters of tax-exempt national organizations.

Fiscal Year 2022 Experiences Guidelines 

AISC Residencies Application Guidelines

Apply for AISC Grants

Fiscal Year 2022 AISC Grant Awards

The AISC Registry

Quotes from Residencies


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