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Cultural Organization Resource Grants (C.O.RE.)

The Mission of the Cultural Organization Resource Grants (C.O.RE. Grants) is to provide general operating support to 501(c)3 Organizations which focuses its mission on developing individual creativity, cultural preservation, economic development, and lifelong learning through the ARTS. These agencies’ programs are vital to the cultural life of Cumberland County. 


Grant funds should supplement other sources of operating income and are tiered with awards beginning at $30,000.

Questions? Contact the Grants Department:

Michael Curtis Houck

Director of Grants and Allocations 

910-323-1776 ext 1008


  • In the 2022-2023 Fiscal Year, the Arts Council awarded $485,000 to three major cultural institutions to provide general operating support.

 C.O.R.E Partners

Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra


Grants, programs, and services of the Arts Council of Fayetteville | Cumberland County are funded in part by contributions from community partners, and through grants from the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

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Financial information and a copy of its license are available from the Charitable Solicitation Licensing Section at (888) 830-4989.

The license is not an endorsement by the State.

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