Grants & Scholarships

The Arts Council of Moore County offers several funding programs that benefit the citizens of Moore County.  Scroll down to learn more about each program.


For Moore County MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS interested in the arts…

BARNES-TRAVIS ARTS SCHOLARSHIP

NEXT DEADLINE:  Friday, March 8, 2019 at 5 p.m.

In 2000, the Arts Council started a scholarship endowment fund with the goal to award merit-based scholarships to Moore County middle and high school students with demonstrated talent and interest in the arts. Past scholarship winners have attended Appalachian State University’s Cannon Summer Music Camp, UNC School of the Art’s summer programs, Parsons School for Design, New York Summer Film Academy, American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive, UNC at Greensboro’s Summer Music Camp, or taken private lessons with an art or music teacher. If you are a middle or high school student interested in applying for this scholarship and need information on how to apply, CLICK HERE.


For ORGANIZATIONS presenting arts programs in Moore County…

GRASSROOTS ARTS PROGRAM

NEXT DEADLINE:  Friday, August 24, 2018 at 5 p.m.

ACMC serves as North Carolina Arts Council’s Designated County Partner for distribution of Grassroots Arts Program funds. Based on the county’s population, ACMC will make matching, cash grant to not-for-profit organizations and schools planning arts projects. Past Grassroots Arts projects include funding for artists in the schools, community plays & musicals, performances by professional artists, and other arts related projects in the community. For for additional information, CLICK HERE.


For INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS needing help to further their career…

REGIONAL ARTIST PROJECT GRANT

NEXT DEADLINE:  October 11, 2018 (midnight)

ACMC partners with its neighboring arts councils to help fund and administer the Regional Artist Project Grant Program (RAPG), which provides financial support to a broad range of exceptionally talented visual, performing, literary and inter-disciplinary artists by funding a project that will have a significant impact on the advancement of their career. Eligible applicants must be an artist not enrolled in a degree or certificate program, at least 18 year old, and reside (for at least 1 year) in the counties of Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, MOORE, New Hanover, Pender, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, or Scotland.

For additional information on this grant and a list of grant workshops in your area, call the Arts Council of Fayetteville & Cumberland County at 910-323-1776 or CLICK HERE.