Training and Resources

Workshop Recording

Watch a presentation on changes to the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants program. Presented by Melinda Hutchinson at the Historic Fort Snelling Interpretive Center, June 2013.

YouTube - Workshop at Fort Snelling, MN

The Minnesota Historical Society hosted workshops around the state in May and June 2013 and will be presenting at the Minnesota Association of Local History Museums Conference to talk with the public about competitive grants available through the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Program, which is supported by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Workshop participants:

  • learn the purpose of the grants program
  • learn about recent legislative changes to the program
  • learn about the new MHS Grants Portal powered by Fluxx
  • receive answers to questions about prospective projects and
  • are able to give feedback about the grants program


Grants Office Open House

Grants Office Open Houses are typically offered the first Thursday of each month at the Minnesota History Center.
Those interested in the grant programs offered through MNHS are welcome to attend. This is an opportunity to meet grants office staff to discuss project ideas, grant requirements, and/or applying for grants. Eligible non-profits, tribes, educational institutions, and local & state government units can apply for grants. Individuals are ineligible to apply. Check out Grants Office Open Houses web page for a list of current dates.




Webinar Recording

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.