Application Process Open for Grants to Support the Work of Artists in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland Counties
Fayetteville, NC July 15, 2020 - Artists in all disciplines are eligible to apply for grants to support their professional and artistic development through a partnership of the North Carolina Arts Council and the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, the Robeson County Arts Council, the Sampson County Arts Council, and the Storytelling and Arts Center of the Southeast.
Artist Support Grants will be distributed to eligible applicants by the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County in the following counties: Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland.
Applications for the grants are available on the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County’s website. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2020. Grants will range in awards from $500 to $1,000.
Emerging or established artists are encouraged to apply to support a range of professional and artistic development including the creation of work, improvement of business operations, or expanding capacity to bring work to new audiences. Up to 50% of the grant award may be used directly for artist’s fees to support the applicant.
Artists in all disciplines are eligible to apply. To learn more about the Artist Support Grants click HERE. <https://www.theartscouncil.com/grants/regional-artist-project-grants>
“The Artist Support Grants program responds to the impact of the pandemic by ensuring that artists and the state’s arts infrastructure have the resources needed to help our state make a strong social and economic recovery,” said Wayne Martin, executive director of the Arts Council.
For more information or questions please contact: Kennon Jackson, Jr. – firstname.lastname@example.org (910) 323-1176 ext. 222.
ABOUT THE ARTS COUNCIL
The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County was founded in 1973. As a link between artists, arts and cultural organizations and the community, the nonprofit agency administers programs in partnership with a variety of local agencies to stimulate community development through the arts. The Arts Council supports individual creativity, cultural preservation, economic development, and lifelong learning through the arts.
The Arts Council’s grants, programs, and services are funded in part by contributions from businesses and individuals, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County.
ABOUT THE NORTH CAROLINA ARTS COUNCIL
The North Carolina Arts Council builds on our state’s longstanding love of the arts, leading the way to a more vibrant future. The Arts Council is an economic catalyst, fueling a thriving nonprofit creative sector that generates $2.12 billion in annual direct economic activity. The Arts Council also sustains diverse arts expression and traditions while investing in innovative approaches to art-making. The North Carolina Arts Council has proven to be a champion for youth by cultivating tomorrow’s creative citizens through arts education. www.NCArts.org