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Grassroots Arts Program Grant

Grassroots Arts Program, or GAP, grants provide funding for program expenses for projects of high artistic merit including artist fees and travel, space rental, marketing, advertising, costumes, sets, props, music and equipment rental. Grants can also cover limited operating expenses for arts organizations only.


Applications are available for non-profit organizations, or organizations operating as a non-profit in Wilkes County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations (theaters, galleries, choral societies, festivals, etc.), arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists, and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county. 

Projects and programs must take place between July 1, 2023 and June 15, 2024. 

Applications Open: April 4, 2023

Applications Due: June 9, 2023

Application Workshop: Coming Soon

If you have any questions, please contact

Marina Baxley, Programs and Outreach Director


Phone: (336)-667-2841

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