Micro-Grant Program Award Details

  • On a weekly basis, a lump-sum $500 grant given to an artist based in Metro Detroit.
  • Potential opportunity to share projects through Red Bull Arts social channels.

Eligibility and Expectations

  • Open to artists aged 18+
  • Artists must be residing and working in Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne counties for the last year at minimum.
  • Applicants must be able to receive taxable income in the United States regardless of their citizenship status.
  • Both individual artists and groups can apply. Groups that apply together will collectively receive one $500 grant.

Application Guidelines

  • Applications are open on a rolling basis.
  • Applicants who have applied in the past and were not selected are encouraged to reapply. There is no requirement to wait a certain amount of time since your last application.
  • You may not apply if you have received a Micro-Grant in the last six months.
  • Please provide a CV or resume (if you are not able to do so or do not have a CV or resume you may submit without one); a portfolio of 1-5 examples of your work; and a letter of purpose which states why the Micro-Grant is important to you now and how it will impact your work.