Grassroots Arts Program
ohnston County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through Thursday, August 14, 2014.
Applications are available for non-profit organizations whose purpose is to promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in Johnston County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations (theaters, galleries, choral societies, festivals), arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists, and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county. Projects must occur between July 1, 2014 – May 30, 2015.
To be eligible for funding, non-profit organizations must be located within Johnston County. Programs will be evaluated for organizational stability, ability to generate 1:1 matching funds, audience development (size and cultural diversity), artistic quality, responsiveness to the community’s artistic needs and community outreach.
Application forms and grant guidelines are available on the Johnston County Arts Council website at www.jcartscouncil.org. Applications must be received no later than Thursday, August 14, 2014 by 5:00pm.
The Arts Council is also hosting a Grassroots Arts Program Grant Workshop to assist interested applicants in preparing competitive grants on July 15, 2014 at 5:30pm.at the office of the Johnston County Arts Council located at 1115 Industrial Park Drive in Smithfield. New applicants are strongly encouraged to attend.
Johnston County Arts Council serves as the North Carolina Arts Council’s partner in awarding subgrants to local organizations for arts programs in Johnston County. The Grassroots Arts Program aims to enrich the cultural life of North Carolina’s communities through the support of local arts programming that provides opportunities for every resident to experience the arts.
You will need to submit the original application and six copies.