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Creative Placemaking Grants
(January 2, 2024 to June 30, 2024 - Pilot)

Questions? Contact the Grants Department:

Michael Curtis Houck

Director of Grants and Allocations 

910-323-1776 ext 1008

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The mission of the Creative Placemaking Grant is to provide support for collaborative partnerships that build capacity engaging a community, district, or neighborhood through Public Art strategies which enhance economic development and advocate for social and environmental change.

Five $10,000 awards will be issued during this pilot program. 

Creative Placemaking proposals must establish a partnership between a 501(c) organization or Municipal Office and an artist and/or cultural professional from initial planning through execution.  Creative Placemaking proposals take many different forms. Programs should challenge the spaces they inhabit in new and innovative ways. They will also activate underserved populations and geographic regions within Cumberland County while demonstrating the importance of public art as a catalyst for progress. 

Currently Closed

Fund Partners

The Creative Placemaking Grant program is supported locally by the City of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and the Cumberland County Occupancy Tax. State funds are provided through a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council. Additional funds are provided through the generous support of individual donors to the Arts Council of Fayetteville | Cumberland County.

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