Project Period & Completion

What you need to do

  • Do not start your project prematurely, wait for authorization to begin
  • The project period begins, see grant agreement for each program
  • Items not being paid for by the grant or being used to match the grant may be undertaken, such as preliminary meetings
  • Conduct your project
  • Report your project
  • Financial Requirements, Reports, and Records
  • Turn in Final Project Report Form 30 days after the project's end
  • It is important to follow through on these steps as the Grants Office has the right to withhold, cancel, or revoke in whole or in part awarded grants

The Process

  • You will receive an agreement, please sign it and return it promptly
  • When authorized to begin by letter, start promptly, stay on schedule, and keep the Grants Office informed of progress
  • Payment is either up front, reimbursable or on a schedule
  • Some grants have a “retainage” held until the project is closed

Grant Program Activity

  • Grants Office begins monitoring the progress of your project

Grant Recipient Materials

The Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program has been made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.