Grassroots Arts Program Grants

The Grassroots Grant application window is now closed. Fiscal Year 2022-2023 applications should be available in late October. 

The Caldwell Arts Council is accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program grants for fiscal year 2021-2022 through Tuesday, November 30, 2021. This year, grants will fund qualified county nonprofit arts organizations for arts-related programming that takes place between January 1, 2022 and June 15, 2022. Organizations must have been in operation for at least one year. While nonprofit 501(c)(3) status is preferred, organizations that are nonprofit in nature may also receive funding.

Click the button on the right for the Grassroots Grant Program guidelines and application. Upon request, a copy of the guidelines and application will be mailed. Applications must be received via email no later than Tuesday, November 30, 2021, and mailed applications must be postmarked by that date as well. 

Since 1977, this grant 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. The Caldwell Arts Council serves as the North Carolina Arts Council’s partner in awarding subgrants to local arts organizations in Caldwell County.

Please contact us by phone at 828-754-248 or by email if you have questions or wish to apply.