Arts Council Seeks Applications for Organization Support & Annual Event Series Grants for 2018-2019 Funding Year

Winston-Salem, NC (September 6, 2018) – The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for its operational and programing support grants for its 2018-2019 grant cycle.  These grants are the Organization Support Grant and Annual Event and Series Grant, which serve organizations and groups that present arts and cultural programing for the Forsyth County community.  Programming must take place within Forsyth County.  Funding for these grants is supported by donors to The Arts Council’s Community Fund for the Arts and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

Deadline for both grant applications is Wednesday, September 26, by 5:00 p.m.  Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dara Silver, Grant Program Manager, to ensure that they are eligible and to determine which grant they should apply for.

Information sessions will be held for both grants in the Hanes Conference Room, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce Street on Wednesday, September 12.  Individuals may attend in-person or via conference call at 605-475-4000 with code 783517#.

9:00  – 10:00 a.m. – Organization Support Grant Information Session

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Annual Event and Series Grant Information Session

Grant applications and eligibility criteria are available online.  Click here for Organization Support Grant and here for Annual Event & Series Grant.  All applications and support materials must be submitted electronically by the deadline.

The Organizational Support Grant is an evaluative program that rewards organizations demonstrating artistic and organizational excellence with financial support for operating and administrative costs. Grants are awarded to arts and cultural organizations of all disciplines with annual actual revenues of over $150,000 that meet high standards in the quality of their programs and services, level of community involvement, administrative capacity and fiscal responsibility.

The Annual Event & Series Grant is an evaluative program that supports organizations demonstrating artistic and organizational excellence with financial support for operating and administrative costs. Grants are awarded to arts organizations of all disciplines with annual actual revenues of $150,000 and under that meet high standards in the quality of their programs and services, level of community involvement, administrative capacity and fiscal responsibility.

Winston-Salem’s robust arts community enriches the lives of area residents every day and accounts in large part for the recognition it continues to receive as a great place to live, learn, work and play.  It raises funds and advocates for the arts, sponsors events in conjunction with other arts organizations, promotes and funds arts education, creates cultural and learning opportunities, develops social capital and aids economic development.

For further details on grant programs and information sessions visit www.intothearts.org or contact Dara Silver, Grant Program Manager, at (336) 747-1426 or dsilver@intothearts.org.

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For additional information, please contact

Dara Silver
Grant Program Manager
336.747.1426
dsilver@intothearts.org

 

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