Cultural STAR Applications Now Open

Posted on September 14, 2020 - 1:28pm

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Cultural STAR is providing general operations grants to Saint Paul-based arts or cultural organizations. This is intended to be a one-time emergency relief program and does not reflect a permanent change to Cultural STAR.

Please note: 2020 Round One has been canceled, and filed applications will not be considered for capital or special project funding. 2020 Round One applicants will need to fill out a 2020 General Operating application to be considered.

Two virtual information sessions will be held:

If you would like any assistance or modifications to aid your participation in this activity, please contact Nora Riemenschneider at nora.riemenschneider[at][dot]us or 651-266-6638.

2020 Cultural STAR General Operating applications are due Friday, October 2 at 4 p.m.

New eligibility and guidelines apply. Learn more at