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Franklin County Arts Council accepting subgrant applications

Deadline Dec. 31

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Franklin County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through Tuesday, Dec. 31.

Franklin County Arts Council serves as the North Carolina Arts Council’s partner in awarding subgrants to local organizations for arts programs in Franklin County.

Applications are available for nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in Franklin County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations (theaters, galleries, choral societies, festivals), arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists, and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county. Grassroots funds are not generally awarded to arts organizations that receive funding through the N.C. Arts Council’s State Arts Resources. Projects must occur between July 1, 2019 through June 15, 2020.

Application forms and grant guidelines are available on the Franklin County Arts Council website at under Programs tab. Franklin County Arts Council will also mail applications and guidelines upon request. Applications must be received no later than Dec. 31.

Contact Franklin County Arts Council at or 919-497-6910 to request an application be mailed and to request Grassroots Arts Program Grant workshop session to assist in preparing a competitive application. Grant applications are evaluated by a diverse panel of community members and voted on by Franklin County Arts Council Board of Directors. Awards will be announced in January.