Grassroots sub grants available through arts council

Sep 25, 2013

Haywood County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants.

Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. Using a per capita based formula, the program provides funding for the arts in all 100 counties of the state through partnerships with local arts councils.

These grants are designed to support arts activities occurring now through June 30, 2014. An applicant must have non-profit 501c(3) status or apply using a fiscal agent that has 501c(3) status. The applicant organization must be based in Haywood County and produce its programming in Haywood County. Subgrants are not awarded to support fund-raising activities.


Grassroots Subgrants is a program of the North Carolina Arts Council and is administered locally by the Haywood County Arts Council which serves as the Designated County Partner. Grassroots grants are matching grants that must be matched dollar for dollar by the receiving organization.

To apply, complete an application detailing the project, along with a budget for the project, and the signatures of parties responsible for the organization. Credit must be given to the North Carolina Arts Council and the Haywood County Arts Council in all printed information or news releases. A final report is due at the completion of the project.

The deadline for submitting an application is Monday, Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. Applications and Guidelines are available at the front desk of the Haywood County Arts Council, located at 86 N. Street in downtown Waynesville. Applications are encouraged from all areas ofHaywood County in all disciplines of the arts.

For more information about the Haywood County Arts Council, and its programs and events, visit the website atwww.haywoodarts,org. The mission of the Haywood County Arts Council is to build partnerships that promote art and artists, explore new cultural opportunities, and preserve our mountain artistic heritage.