The Arts Council of Moore County offers one arts scholarship and two arts grant programs that benefit the citizens of Moore County.  To learn more about the following programs, click on each program title.

For Moore County middle & high school students interested in the arts…


NEXT DEADLINE:  Friday, March 9, 2018 at 5 p.m.

In 2000, ACMC 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 career interest in the arts. A component fund of the North Carolina Commnity Foundation, past scholarships have been used for attendance at Appalachian State University’s Cannon Summer Music Camp, UNC School of the Art’s Chamber Music Institute, East Carolina University’s NC Suzuki Institute, Jeffrey Mims Studio’s Youth Summer Program, Parsons School for Design, New York Summer Film Academy, or to take 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…



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…



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.