current class schedule



MCACA is now accepting grant applications for FY21

The Michigan Council for the Arts & Cultural Affairs announces the opening of their FY21 grant programs. Applicants from across the state of Michigan can apply for Minigrant Projects & Professional/Organizational Development programs (based on eligibility). 

The Anton Art Center is the Region 10A Regranting Agency for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA), and will award mini-grants to nonprofit organizations, schools, municipalities and individual professional artists in Macomb and Oakland counties in support of arts and culture programming and professional or organizational development.



Submit online applications through the New MCACA SmartSimple online system here

Round 1 - 5:00 p.m. EST, August 3, 2020

Round 2 - 5:00 p.m. EST, January 15, 2021


Minigrants will be awarded in two categories:

  • Arts and Culture Projects – organizations may apply for grants of up to $4,000.

  • Professional or Organizational Development – individual professional artists and organizations may apply for grants of up to $1,500.


Michigan nonprofit organizations, schools, municipalities and individual artists are eligible to apply for activities that take place between October 1st, 2020 and September 30th, 2021 (individual professional artists are only eligible for professional development support).



The Anton Art Center will offer a series of FREE informational workshops on minigrant guidelines and the application process. Funds are awarded on a competitive basis, and organizations will benefit from submitting a well-written grant application and supporting materials which conform to the guidelines.


Attending an application workshop will help applicants understand what is required for a competitive application. Though not required, new and prospective applicants are encouraged to attend one of these workshops.

Workshop Schedule


RSVPs are requested for workshop attendance. To RSVP, please email Greg DeLauro at, or call (586) 469-8666. Minigrant guidelines for Region 10A are available now.


Are you located in Wayne County? Click on this link for the Mini-grant Workshops being given by CultureSource as Region 10b Regrantor of MCACA Mini-grants.

FY2020 Mini-grant Awardees

Click the links below to see the FY2020 Round 2 Minigrant Awardees

The Anton Art Center is a registered nonprofit organization located in Mount Clemens, Michigan, with a mission to enrich and inspire people of all ages through the arts. The Anton Art Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 5pm; admission is free and open to the public.

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Anton Art Center
125 Macomb Place
Mount Clemens, MI 48043

Phone (586) 469-8666

Fax (586) 469-4529


Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed



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