Applications Now Being Accepted For Artist Support Grants


Artists are now eligible to apply for Artist Support Grants through a partnership between the North Carolina Arts Council, Pocosin Arts, Arts of the Pamlico, Dare County Arts Council and Martin County Arts Council.

The Artist Support Grant program was created by the North Carolina Arts Council as a way to assist individual artists during and following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Artist Support Grant is intended to support a broad range of disciplines, including visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, music composition, choreography, and interdisciplinary arts.

Emerging or established artists are encouraged to apply for a grant for 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. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to spending a significant portion of their time on their work as artists.


The digital grant application link and a step-by-step presentation are available online here.


The deadline to apply is 11:59pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Grants will range in awards from $500 to $1,000.