Program Goal


Minnesota thrives when its artists thrive. The McKnight Foundation supports working artists to create and contribute to vibrant communities.


Program Strategies

We fund organizations that are mission-driven to support working artists, with capacity and systems in place to develop and share their work.




We support select programs and projects to fuel exceptional and diverse artistic practice.




We leverage local and national collaborations, knowledge, and policies that maximize the value of artists' work in their communities.


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