Grants for Organizations
Click on the links below to read the 2013-14 Grant Guidelines for Organizations.
The deadline for 2013-14 organizational grant applications is Friday, March 1, 2013, at 5 p.m. To apply, visit our online application and reporting system, North Carolina ARTS Grants Online (AGO). Electronic applications will be available on January 1, 2013.
All applications will be electronically submitted, including work sample and support materials. A paper submission of the application is not required.
For more information, visit General Grant Information to review the Arts Council's general funding policies and eligibility requirements for grantees. Also included is a list of rural/low wealth counties eligible for special matching requirements and accessibility information for applicants with disabilities.
Applicants are required to have a DUNS number (see instructions). Also, non-government applicants are required to submit a recently notarized copy of their organization's conflict of interest policy.
To help arts organizations broaden, deepen, and diversify participation in their arts programs.
For schools and nonprofit organizations to strengthen the use of the arts in pre K-12 settings. We give priority to funding the fees of professional artists to work in educational settings and collaborations between arts organizations and schools.
Distributes funds for arts programming, primarily through local arts councils, to all 100 N. C. counties using a per capita based formula. Funds are distributed by the three types of Grassroots Partners: Designated County Partners, Provisional County Partners, and Regional Arts Partners.
Grants for short-term technical assistance and long-term organizational development through the New Realities program.
This category provides funds to develop and sustain the administration and artistic programs of community-based African American, Asian American, Latino, and Native American arts organizations.
For regional consortia of local arts councils, which award project grants to artists in their regions.
For mature arts organizations that, over time, have consistently produced strong arts programs and demonstrated strong management and financial accountability. Grants support the organization's ongoing artistic and administrative functions.
Support is provided to organizations that provide programs and services to the arts community on a statewide or regional basis.