Grant Application Resources and Assistance

Grants office hours
Our Artists and Organizations team will be able to answer all of your grants questions during virtual office hours. Please register in advance for the office hours if you are interested in attending.

 

Staff contacts
If your work aligns with a specific art discipline, contact the program director that serves that art form. If you are unsure who to contact, email our Program Administrator Karen Tarkulich, who will help direct you to the right person.

 

Dara Silver

Dara Silver
Senior Program Director
(919) 814-6531
Email Dara about visual arts, craft, and film

Kathleen Collier

Kathleen Collier
Arts in Education Director 
& Accessibility Coordinator
(919) 814-6515
Email Kathleen about arts in education, arts accessibility, and arts in healthcare

Jeff Aguiar

Jeff Aguiar
Theater & Literature Director 
(919) 814-6512
Email Jeff about theater, literature, presenting, and dance

Zoe van Buren

Zoe van Buren
Folklife Director
(828) 250-3123
Email Zoe about folk and traditional arts or community arts

Janelle Wienke

Janelle Wienke
Arts in Economies Director
(919) 814-6506
Email Janelle about the Artist Support Grants

Karen Tarkulich

Karen Tarkulich
Program Administrator
(919) 814-6513
Email Karen if you are unsure who to contact


Accessibility
For accessibility questions or accommodation requests, please contact the North Carolina Arts Council's Arts in Education Director & Accessibility Coordinator, Kathleen Collier, at kathleen.collier@ncdcr.gov or 919-814-6515.

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