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John Kaiser

Grants Manager

Pronouns: he/him


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Headshot of a smiling person of light skin tone with a dark brown mustache and beard, wearing a plaid button down under a brown corduroy jacket.
Photo Credit: Katie Howie

John Kaiser (he/him) has been working at Arts Midwest since 2020 and is a Grants Manager. Before that, he held positions at the Minnesota Orchestra and the Walker Art Center

At Arts Midwest, John spends his days working with applicants and grantees on various Arts Midwest grant programs. He specializes in all things NEA Big Read and the Midwest Award for Artists with Disabilities, assisting grantees around the country throughout the process, from applying to executing their programs.

John also serves as co-accessibility coordinator, helping further Arts Midwest’s commitment to accessibility by serving as internal point of contact related to accessibility needs or issues.