Metropolitan Regional Arts Council
The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) increases access to the arts in 7-county metropolitan area communities by providing information, organizational support and grants.
Review Completed: 5/23/2011
2324 University Ave. W., Suite 114
St. Paul, MN 55114
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||Jeff Prauer, Executive Director
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Most Recent 990
Most Recent Audit
MRAC activity grants have a direct impact on constituents' ability to create successful arts projects that reach their target communities. MRAC's staff services, training programs and organizational grants help arts organizations strengthen and thrive. MRAC is accessible to its underrepresented communities in terms of relationship, funding and services. MRAC staff are welcoming and informed. Individuals beyond MRAC’s active participants learn about its work. MRAC develops and nurtures relationships, coalitions and networks that share the goal of increasing local arts engagement and community vitality. MRAC’s board of directors and panelists are representative of the constituencies that we are committed to serving. MRAC and its constituents are actively involved in advocacy efforts and have the tools they need to speak on behalf of the arts in their lives and the lives of their communities. MRAC contributes to public policy planning and implementation at the local and state level. Individuals are informed about the impact and public value of MRAC.
* Serve the artistic, cultural and geographic diversity of the metro area through grants and services.
* Further the inclusion of artists and arts organizations as essential community resources.
* Increase public awareness of and support for the arts.
Community or Constituency Served
MRAC serves arts organizations with operating budgets under $400,000, community education units, non-arts nonprofit organizations, and individual artists.
Geographic Area Served
Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington counties.
Impact and Programs
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|Unrestricted Net Assets (End of Year), Current 990
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