Foundation / Corporation
United Arts Council
Grants of up to $6,000 to North Carolina nonprofit arts organizations to help increase their capacity to produce or present arts programs in eligible areas. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Representatives must attend an application workshop if the applicant did not receive funding in the last grant cycle. Arts programs must take place in Wake County.
United Arts staff will review New Generation applications and make funding recommendations to the United Arts Board of Directors. Each application in the New Generation category will be evaluated on an overall impression of the applicant's strengths in the following areas:
Artistic Quality, Merit, Integrity:
- Professional artistic direction and vision
- Relationship between applicant’s stated mission, goals, environment, and history of artistic accomplishment to program's goals and activities
- Qualifications, background, and expertise of the artists, instructors, or staff involved
- Potential of activities to extend participants' knowledge and/or skills in the arts and/or other curriculum areas
- Quality and clarity of program plans and potential for proposed activities to meet program goals
- Demonstrated awareness of, and response to, the needs and interests of a diverse community and audience
- Engagement/impact on audiences and participants
- Efforts to involve a diversity of participants
- Involvement of avocational and/or professional artists
- Degree to which the organization seeks to work collaboratively and share resources with other community groups
- Administrative capacity, resources, planning and expertise to ensure success
- Effective marketing
- Appropriate evaluation strategies that are matched to program goals
Financial Management of Organization:
- Financial stability
- Fiscal responsibility
- Completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of application
- Completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of reports and other requirements
GrantWatch ID#: 138645
Minimum Grant Size: Applicants must request at least $1,000.
Maximum Grant Request: Applicants may apply for a maximum of $6,000.
Eligible programs must take place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Click here to apply online: https://unitedarts.submittable.com/signup?returnUrl=%2fsubmit%2f91cd731b-7b00-4d95-8cee-12d3c0134b0c%2f2020-21-new-generation-grant-application
Direct questions about programming grants to Ragen Carlile at the above email address or at (919) 839-1498 x209.
United Arts Council
410 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 170
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: (919) 839-1498
Fax: (919) 839-6002
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