Grant Application Resources & Assistance

Grants office hours

The program staff of the North Carolina Arts Council are available by email if you have a specific question or if you would like to set up an appointment for a Zoom call.



Staff contacts

If your work aligns with a specific art discipline, contact the program director that serves that art form. 

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

Jamie Katz Court
Music & Dance Director, Accessibility Coordinator
(919) 814-6502
Email Jamie about music, dance, multi-disciplinary presenting and arts accessibility

Khalisa Thompson
Theater and Literature Director 
Email Khalisa about theater and literature

Zoe van Buren
Folklife Director
(919) 814-6518
Email Zoe about folk and traditional arts or community arts

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

Grants Office

For accessibility questions or accommodation requests, please contact the North Carolina Arts Council's Music and Dance Director, Accessibility Coordinator Jamie Katz Court at or (919) 814-6502.