Artist Support Grant
This program, funded by the N.C. Arts Council, provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts councils to award project grants to artists in their regions. These grants support professional artists in any discipline and at any stage in their careers to pursue projects that further their artistic and professional development. Types of fundable projects include:
Creation of new work
Purchase of equipment and materials
Professional development workshops
Travel support for expenses associated with a professional opportunity such as participating in an exhibition or a conference
Development or upgrading of promotional materials such as brochures, DVDs, CDs, and websites
Who can apply for this grant?
Applicants must currently reside in Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga, or Wilkes County. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and cannot be currently enrolled in a degree or certificate program.