Grassroots Grants Workshop
Interested in applying for a grassroots grant? Brunswick Arts Council is the Designated County Partner for the North Carolina Arts Council program in our community. Not sure if you are applying? The workshop slide presentation and a toolkit are posted on the website for you to learn the criteria about this grant and the best tips for a successful application.
Grant projects must take place between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Eligibility: Must be a 501(c)3, municipality or school. Some elements such as artist fees, travel, certain operating expenses, materials/equipment may be requested. All grants are matching 50/50.
Not a nonprofit or an official organization, but have a great program in mind? Partnering with an existing nonprofit allows for a collaborative arts experience.
Activities with the broadest impact and outreach, and projects with a proven history of success are favored over unproven programs with narrow audiences. Application submission period is open from May until the last day of June. Deadline for receipt of completed application packets is June 30, 2018.
On Saturday May 19th the Brunswick Arts Council held an annual Grassroots Grant workshop. The workshop was held in Bolivia at the Board of Education Training Room. Instructor was Liz Boyer, Secretary of the Arts Council. Attendees were Chris Stevenson, VP of the Arts Council, Barbara Dougherty of the Brunswick Concert Band, Sheila Umbrecht of Friends of the Library, Rourk Branch, Tom Cerniglia of Coastal Harmonizers and Mary Beth Livers of Oak Island Arts Guild. Connie Enis, a board member and Director of Fine Arts for Brunswick County Schools was also in attendance. The Grassroots Grant is open to any organization with a 501 (c) (3) status and has an arts related project to be funded. You may go to the BAC website at www.brunswickartscouncil.org for an application. The NCAC website (ncac.org) has additional information and eligibility requirements. For additional information contact Liz Boyer at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to working with you to “start with the arts…”
Founded in 1981, Brunswick Arts Council is the designated partner of the North Carolina Arts Council, commissioned to ensure accessibility to quality arts throughout Brunswick County. Arts programs and events are provided in collaboration with local art guilds, nonprofits, community and governmental agencies throughout the year to the 115,000 county residents. Collectively over the past 7 years, more than $813,800 has been provided in support of arts in Brunswick County. “Start with the arts – see where the arts take you…”
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