NCAC Artist Support Grant Information

North Carolina Arts Council Artist Support Grant

This grant is available for artists of any discipline residing in Tyrrell, Dare, Washington, Martin, Beaufort, and Hyde Counties.  These grants support professional and artistic development through a partnership of the North Carolina Arts Council, Pocosin Arts, Arts of the Pamlico, Dare County Arts Council, and Martin County Arts Council. 

Emerging or established artists are encouraged to apply to support a range of professional and artistic development including the creation of work, improvement of business operations, or expanding capacity to bring work to new audiences. Artist fees are also an allowable expenses.

Applications for the grants are available below.

The deadline to turn in the application is Friday, October 15, 2021. Grants will range in awards from $500 to $1,500.

About the North Carolina Arts Council

The North Carolina Arts Council builds on our state’s longstanding love of the arts, leading the way to a more vibrant future. The Arts Council is an economic catalyst, fueling a thriving nonprofit creative sector that generates $2.12 billion in annual direct economic activity. The Arts Council also sustains diverse arts expression and traditions while investing in innovative approaches to art-making. The North Carolina Arts Council has proven to be a champion for youth by cultivating tomorrow’s creative citizens through arts education. www.NCArts.org


“The Artist Support Grants program responds to the impact of the pandemic by ensuring that artists and the state’s arts infrastructure have the resources needed to help our state make a strong social and economic recovery,” 
Wayne Martin, Executive Director of the NCAC