ACMC partners with the NC Arts Council and 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 artists by funding a project that will have a significant impact on the advancement of their career. The next grant cycle will cover projects from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, and applications will be accepted in all fields, including 2-D & 3-D visual arts, performing arts, literature, and film.
Artists 18 years and older residing Bladen, Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Montgomery, MOORE, Richmond, Robeson, Sampson, or Scotland counties may apply, but please read the guidelines carefully to ensure your project meets the funding criteria.
GRANT APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, October 10, 2019
[Applications must be received no later than midnight on the deadline to the Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County, located at 301 Hay St., Fayetteville, NC 28302, or by contacting Adrienne Trego at 910-323-1776 or email@example.com.]
The Arts Council of Moore County’s Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship was established in 2000 with the goal to provide support to Moore County middle and high school students with a demonstrated talent and interest in the arts. The scholarship may be used for such items as fees for a music or art camp, studying dance at a local dance company, or taking private lessons with an art or music teacher. [NOTE: These scholarships may NOT be used to fund college attendance.]
The scholarship program is named for Harry Barnes and Vaud Ancil Travis, III, two long-time and strong supporters of the Arts Council of Moore County and the arts throughout Moore County. Additional funds have been created in someone’s honor or memory. These funds include:
- Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship – This scholarship is awarded to applicants wishing to pursue their interest in any arts genre.
- Carol Lawson Rouhier Visual Arts Scholarship – Awarded in memory of Moore County artist and longtime Arts Council member, Carol Lawson Rouhier, this scholarship is awarded to applicants wishing to pursue their interest in the visual arts.
- Sara Schrock Theatre Scholarship – Awarded in memory of actor, Sara Schrock, this scholarship is awarded to applicants wishing to pursue their interest in theatre.
- Laine Lea Classical Ballet Scholarship – Awarded in honor of Laine Lea, this scholarship is awarded to applicants who reside in Moore County and wish to study classical ballet.
Since the Barnes-Travis Arts Scholarship’s inception, the Arts Council has awarded 143 scholarships and over $51,000 to middle and high school students pursuing their interest in the arts.