The University of Iowa

Arts Midwest

Employer Identification Number (EIN) 


Contact Name 
David Fraher
Contact Title 
Principal Officer
Telephone Number 
(612) 341-0755
Fax Number 
(612) 341-0902
2908 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55408
United States

Grant Information

Application Deadline 

Arts Midwest presents and sponsors performances and exhibitions seen by more than half a million people annually throughout the Midwest and around the world. Arts Midwest maintains a commitment to artistic quality and to reaching underserved audiences and communities. Programs and initiatives serve audiences in member states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin and nation wide through national programs managed on behalf of the National Endowment for the Arts.

Sample Grants 

City of Beloit, Beloit, WI, $13,000 (Big Read); City of Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, $14,000 (Big Read); Galesburg Public Library, Galesburg, IL, $7,000 (Big Read); American Players Theatre of Wisconsin, Spring Green, WI (Shakespeare Theatre); Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, Omaha, NE, $25,000.

Application Information 

Performing Arts Fund Does not offer direct support for artists; contact state arts agency directly for further information


David J. Fraher (President & CEO)

Susan Chandler ( V.P.)

Rhoda Pierce (Treasurer)

Grant Sizes: 
$5,500, $25,000


Date of latest financial data 
Jul 2016
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