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Spark the Arts Grants

North Carolina Arts Council

Funding Amount

$3,000 – $30,000

Matching Funds

Funding Cycle

The deadline to submit application was March 1, 2023. Unknown when grant application will re-open


Funding may be used for:
- Artist fees
- Marketing
- Interpretive materials
- Contractual fees (including contractual personnel)
- Equipment
- Other costs related to the project

Applicants may use up to 50 percent of the grant amount for administrative overhead expenses including salaries that are directly related to the project

Who Can Apply

Must be a North Carolina-based nonprofit organization; Must have a track record of producing quality programs for at least two years; Must have prior-year organizational cash operating expenses of at least $20,000 OR Must apply with a fiscal agent* that meets the above eligibility criteria; Municipalities and universities are also eligible to apply for Spark the Arts grants

Additional Eligibility Requirements

North Carolina

Additional Information

For additional information or questions, contact Jamie Katz Court at or (919) 814-6502

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