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NEA Awards American Rescue Plan Grants to 10 North Carolina Arts Organizations

North Carolina Arts Council

Thursday, January 27, 2022

The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced $57,750,000 in grant funding from the American Rescue Plan to arts organizations to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic. We are pleased to share that arts organizations in North Carolina, including The Mint Museum, Elsewhere Museum, NC Folk Festival 2020, and Saint Augustine's University were selected to receive grants. They will use this funding to save jobs and to fund operations and facilities, health and safety supplies, and marketing and promotional efforts to encourage attendance and participation. Read more about this announcement and the complete list of recommended organizations [link to NEA press release].

See a complete list of North Carolina arts organizations awarded ARP funds below:

Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center
Asheville
$50,000

Alliance for American Quilts Inc, 
Cary
$50,000

Goodyear Arts, Inc.
Charlotte
$100,000

Mint Museum of Art, Inc. (aka Mint Museums)
Charlotte
$150,000

Elsewhere Incorporated
Greensboro
$150,000 

North Carolina Folk & Heritage Festivals
Greensboro
$150,000 

Saint Augustine's University
Raleigh
$50,000

Culture Mill, Inc (aka Culture Mill)
Saxapahaw
$50,000 

Cape Fear Community College (aka Board of Trustees of Cape Fear Community College)
Wilmington
$150,000 

 

About the National Endowment for the Arts
Established by Congress in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the Arts Endowment supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. To learn more, visit arts.gov.

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