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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 January 31, 2024 and June 30, 2024. Funds are to be matched dollar for dollar and cannot be matched with other NCAC grant funds. 

If you have any questions, please contact

Marina Baxley, Programs and Outreach Director


Phone: (336)-667-2841

Links and Materials

23-24 Application
(Second Round)
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