MAC Grants Review Set for Jan. 18 at MSU Riley Center

The Mississippi Arts Commission will host “Meet the MAC — Grants 101,” an overview of the agency’s grant programs, on Jan. 18 at noon, at the MSU Riley Center.

The program is targeted to Mississippi-based artists, arts organizations and other nonprofit organizations. At each session, MAC staff will present an overview of the agency’s grant programs and other services, followed by a question and answer session with MAC staff. Events are free and open to the public.

Applications will be accepted starting Jan. 15. First-time applicants are especially encouraged to attend. For more information, contact MAC at (601) 359-6030. For those unable to attend the presentation, a MAC Webinar will be held Feb. 5 at noon with call-in and online options. To register for the webinar, contact Diane Williams at (601) 359-6529 or

The Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) is a state agency serving more than two million people through grants and special initiatives that enhance communities, assist artists and arts organizations, promote arts education and celebrate Mississippi’s cultural heritage. MAC is funded by the Mississippi Legislature, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Mississippi Endowment for the Arts at the Community Foundation for Mississippi and other private sources. For more information, visit