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grants & allocations

The Arts Council of Fayetteville & Cumberland County takes pride in its commitment to supporting the arts community by offering various grant programs. Whether you're an individual artist or part of an arts organization, we have grants available to meet your needs. Please peruse each section to find the grant that best suits your requirements and learn more about our guidelines and procedures.

Anti-Discriminatory Statement

The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County prohibits any Arts Council support (including but not limited to support, grants, festival / event vendor opportunities, use of Arts Council controlled spaces as well as contractor opportunities with the Arts Council) of organizations or individuals engaged in discriminatory or “hateful" activities defined to mean activities that incite or engage in violence, intimidation, harassment, threats, or defamation targeting an individual or group based on their actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability. These activities are contrary to the Arts Council’s mission, core values and its charitable status.

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ORGANIZATIONS

GRANTS FOR ORGANIZATIONS

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Project Support Grants increase opportunities for access to cultural arts programming in Cumberland County.

 

Nonprofits in Cumberland County that demonstrate financial and administrative stability may be awarded. Colleges, Universities, and Government Entities may apply.

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Mini Grants help fund creative arts, culture, or history-based projects, activities, or events.

Nonprofit organizations, municipal entities, or artists operating or residing in Cumberland County may be awarded.

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Cultural Organization Resource Grants (C.O.R.E.) strengthen and stabilize major Arts Institutions whose programs are vital to the cultural life of the community.

Local arts agencies in Cumberland County may be awarded.

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INDIVIDUALS

GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS

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Artist Support Grants provide direct support to emerging and established artists who work in visual arts, crafts, performing arts, traditional, or interdisciplinary art forms.

Artists operating or residing in Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, Sampson, and Scotland Counties may be awarded.

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Mini Grants help fund creative arts, culture, or history-based projects, activities, or events.

Nonprofit organizations, municipal entities, or artists operating or residing in Cumberland County may be awarded.

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OTHERS

GRANTS FOR OTHERS

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Municipal Arts Allocations help increase access to arts, cultural, and historical programming in municipalities outside the City of Fayetteville in Cumberland County.

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Mini Grants help fund creative arts, culture, or history-based projects, activities, or events.

Nonprofit organizations, municipal entities, or artists operating or residing in Cumberland County may be awarded.

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