Foundation / Corporation
Durham Arts Council (DAC)
11/30/20 11:59 PM
Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina artists in eligible counties for projects that further professional arts careers. Funding is intended to support a specific project across the full range of arts disciplines. Projects should be crucial to professional development at any stage in the artist's career. Requests will be accepted from qualified applicants residing in Chatham, Durham, Granville, Orange, or Person County.
The Emerging Artists Program (EAP) is a project grant program that provides financial support to developing or established professionals by funding a project pivotal to the advancement of their careers as artists. Pivotal projects may happen at different stages of a career, therefore Emerging Artists Grants are not restricted to unestablished artists.
Past grant awards have provided funds for the following types of expenses:
Artists practicing any art form may apply. Separate applications are available for artists in the following disciplines: Craft, Dance, Film and Video, Literature, Music, Painting/ Drawing/Printmaking/Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture/Installation, Theater, and Multi-Discipline (performing).
GrantWatch ID#: 172610
While no specific minimum has been established, the maximum amount an applicant can request is $1,000. The DAC's priority is to support full funding of the requested amount.
2020–2021 Emerging Artists Grants are intended to fund a particular project that will conclude by December 31, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To Apply: You can access the form and guidelines at the top of URL for Full Text (see below) under "EAP Applications." Please note that there is a different application for each art form. Select the application which is appropriate for your work.
Margaret J. DeMott, Director of Artist Services
Durham Arts Council
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701
USA: North Carolina: Chatham, Durham, Granville, Orange, and Person Counties
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