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In-Kind Grants to Durham, North Carolina Nonprofits
and Artists to Use Space at an Arts Center

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Durham Arts Council (DAC)

Deadline Date:

10/14/17 5:00 PM


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In-kind grants valued at up to $1,200 to Durham, North Carolina nonprofit organizations, groups of artists, and individual artists to defray the cost of renting space at a local arts center. This program will support short-term projects in any artistic discipline. Space is available for theater and music rehearsals, dance, meetings, performances, and workshops.

Facility Grants are for rent only and do not include technical, maintenance or security fees incurred by the recipient. All Facility Grants require a User Fee paid by the recipient.

Criteria for evaluating applications are:
-Quality of art or arts experience
-Project Implementation
-Impact of Grant on the Community

Note: Facility Grants are dependent on scheduling restrictions and event compatibility

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179838

Estimated Size of Grant:

A Facility Grant may be used to request use of the facility with a maximum total nonprofit rental value of $1,200 per fiscal year (July 1-June 30).

Term of Contract:

Activities may take place between January 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations, individual artists and groups of artists may apply to this program. Applicants must be over the age of 18.

For on-going operations, year-round activities and annual events apply through the Season Grant Program.

Facility Grants will not be given to fundraising events.

Facility grants cannot be used to request gallery space for exhibits in the building. You must apply for an exhibit by using the annual “Call for Artists.”

NOTE: You cannot apply for space using a Facility Grant if you have already applied for the same event and/or space through the DAC Season Grant Program).

Pre-Application Information:


-April 15, 2017, 5:00 PM for activities taking place between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.

-October 14, 2017, 5:00 PM for activities taking place between January 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018.

More information about the Durham Arts Council Facility may be found here:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:

Fay Marin, Assistant Manager for Facility Sales

Horace Lane, Facility Sales & Service

Durham Arts Council, Inc.
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701

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Geographic Focus:

USA: North Carolina: Durham