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Arts and Cultural Resources

In-Kind (complimentary community mural)

2023 Community Mural Grant

Install a public art postcard mural to increase visitor traffic as a future destination

$3,000 – $15,000

cARTwheels Teaching Artist

Support arts providers as they re-engage with the public through a combination of programming, marketing, rebuilding staff capacity, and facilitating safety protocols
- Includes two application tracks: audience re-engagement and audience inclusion

$500 – $2,000 depending on the region

Artist Support Grants

Support professional artists to pursue projects that help with their development

$10,000 Grants require a cost share/match of $10,000 consisting of cash and/or in-kind contributions. Total project costs must be at least $20,000 or greater

Challenge America

Provide high quality stage performance and residency experiences, expand the program's statewide outreach, particularly in underserved counties

(Depending on event size)

Outer Banks Visitors Bureau Event Grant Program

Primary purpose is to make it easier for Dare County based groups to hold events driving overnight visitation to Dare County's Outer Banks than peak months

$150,000 maximum

Arts and Culture Grant

Work with artists, curators, conservators, scholars, and organizations to ensure equitable access to excellent arts and cultural experiences
- Support approaches that place the arts and artists at the center of thriving, healthy communities

$3,000 – $30,000

Spark the Arts Grants

Aim to facilitate partnerships between the art community and other sectors, bringing new opportunity, increased effectiveness, and greater depth to the collective work

For applicants/projects that are new to this program, the minimum grant request for this program is $5,000 and the maximum request is $15,000

For applicants/projects that received funding in the past, the minimum grant request for this program is $5,000 and the maximum request is $10,000

Cross-Sector Impact Grants

Offer support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to groups/communities with rich and dynamic artistic and cultural contributions to share that are underserved

Up to $1,500

Artist Support Grants - United Arts Council

Fund professional and artistic development

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