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North Carolina Art Grants & Culture Grants:  220 Arts and Culture Grants for North Carolina.

Search for art and culture grants on Granwatch.com including grants for artists, performing arts, music, dance, visual, arts programs, local arts events, arts education and graphic arts programming.

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Grants to USA Agencies and Nonprofits in Eligible Southern States for Literary Events Featuri...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,500 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies in eligible southern states to host presentations by out-of-state writers. Eligible states include Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Funding will support liter...

GrantWatch ID#: 180099

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Faculty at Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $60,000 to USA and Puerto Rico faculty and staff members at eligible IHEs for humanities-based activities. Funding is intended to support a wide range of research projects, publications, and scholarly activities related to the study of the humanities. Eligible projects are conducted at Hispanic-serving coll...

GrantWatch ID#: 164800

Awards to USA Faculty and Staff Affiliated with Eligible IHEs for Humanities Research Projec...

Deadline 04/08/20

Awards of up to $60,000 to USA faculty and staff affiliated with Eligible IHEs for humanities research projects. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations prior to applying. This program supports humanities research. Expected output includes books, articles, digital material and publications, archaeologi...

GrantWatch ID#: 164801

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Advanced Research

Deadline 04/08/20

Fellowships to USA individuals for extensive research projects. The fellowships are intended to support a range of projects and activities that display outstanding analytics and high-level writing skills. Applications must clearly express a project's value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Applications ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 151114

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Support and Improve Library Operations and Accessibility

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA Indian tribes to maintain core library services and support established library operations. Funding is intended to support the expansion of services, enhanced linkages and coordination, partnerships with other agencies, improved library access, and targeting library services to meet community...

GrantWatch ID#: 165537

Fellowships to USA Scholars for Humanities Research Projects Intended for Digital Publicati...

Deadline 04/22/20

Fellowships to USA scholars to carry out advanced humanities research. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended to support the preparation of digital projects. Scholars from all humanities-related disciplines are encouraged to apply.

GrantWatch ID#: 185380

Grants to USA, Israel, and International Nonprofits for Programs That Support Cooperation Be...

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA, Israel, and International nonprofit organizations for programs that support mutual cooperation between different cultures. Funding is intended for programs that are based on a shared interest in sustainable relationships to strengthen the capacity of civil society and promote problem solving and negotiation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187356

Grants to USA Indian Tribes to Improve Library Programs and Services

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA Indian tribes to advance the programs and services of eligible Native American libraries. Funding is intended to revitalize and preserve the Native American culture and language through projects that benefit the community. Grants are also available to support educational programs and digital services.

GrantWatch ID#: 165538

Grants to USA Public School Districts to Enhance the Quality of Education at Schools Serving...

Deadline 05/22/20

Grants to USA public school districts to enhance the quality of education at schools serving students from military families. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for programs that address academic mastery, narrowing learning gaps for students that trans...

GrantWatch ID#: 181004

Opportunity for North Carolina Artists to Participate in Educational Arts Programs

Deadline 04/17/20

Opportunity for North Carolina artists, organizations, and ensembles to provide educational arts programs for children and youth in eligible regions. Eligible programs include performances, residencies, and workshops in the areas of literature and writing, dance, storytelling, music, visual arts, and theater. Artists accep...

GrantWatch ID#: 185738

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Improve the Preservation of Humanities Colle...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to research and develop projects that support the preservation of humanities collections. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete.

GrantWatch ID#: 153585

Grants and Resources to USA Nonprofits to Promote Mutual Understanding Through Arts and Media

Deadline 07/10/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Grants and other resources to USA nonprofit organizations for projects that foster greater understanding between communities. A letter of interest is required prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to be used for arts and media projects toward developing relationships and enhancing mutual respect betwe...

GrantWatch ID#: 143617

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Documentaries About Social Issues, Pe...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers for projects that honor social change and progress around the world. Funding is intended to support documentary films already in production or post-production. Additional support will be provided in the form of advice and consulting to improve the film's ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159409

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, and Agencies for Community B...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations and local government agencies to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address local community needs. Focus areas include human services, arts, education, health, environment, animals, basic needs, youth, recreation, a...

GrantWatch ID#: 187768

Grants North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools for Community Programs in Eligible R...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools for community programs that benefit residents of eligible regions. Funding is intended to improve the quality of life for the local community and address changing needs. Focus areas include human services, arts, education, ba...

GrantWatch ID#: 187769

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, and Agencies to Address Loca...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations and local government agencies for projects that address the needs of local residents in eligible regions. Funding areas include human services, arts, education, basic needs, health, historic preservation, recreation, environment, youth develop...

GrantWatch ID#: 187770

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions to Address Lo...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible regions to address the needs of the local community. Funding may be used for either specific programs and projects or for general operations. Eligible programs will benefit residents of Martin County.

GrantWatch ID#: 187771

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Religious Organizations for Projects and P...

Deadline 04/07/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and religious organizations for programs and projects to benefit residents in eligible counties. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the areas of human services, youth development, arts, education, basic needs, health, histo...

GrantWatch ID#: 187772

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Tribes, and Agencies for Arts Activities in Underrepresented Commu...

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofits, agencies, and tribes to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underrepresented communities. Applicants must complete registrations and submit applications prior to the deadline. Funding is intended for projects that promote public engagement with various forms of the arts ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178794

Grants to North Carolina Artists and Artist Groups in Eligible Counties for New Works and Equ...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to North Carolina emerging and established individual artists, as well as small, unincorporated groups of collaborating artists based in eligible counties. Funds may be spent on only those activities specified in the application or approved in writing for a revision. Eligible counties are Franklin, Johnston, Vance, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 147813

Grants to USA Native Tribes, Villages, Organizations, and Museums to Preserve Native America...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of to USA Indian tribes, Native villages and organizations, and museums for the preservation of Native American culture. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended for the expenses associated with the packaging, transportation, contamination removal, re...

GrantWatch ID#: 164780

Award to a USA Korean-American Artist in Recognition of Outstanding Works of Art

Deadline 04/10/20

Award of $15,000 to a USA and territories individual artist of Korean descent to recognize excellence and promote advancement in the visual arts. The purpose of this award program is to further artistic achievement and endorse outstanding Korean-American artists. The awardee will exhibit artwork in a preselected cultural c...

GrantWatch ID#: 167754

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Support Artwork by Under-Recognized V...

Deadline 07/02/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for the creation of artwork by under-recognized visual artists. Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to the full proposal. Funding is intended to support direct costs for the production of new works, such as ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180967

Grants to North Carolina Individuals in Eligible Locations to Address Financial Needs Due to...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of up to $600 to North Carolina individuals in eligible locations for financial assistance. Funding is intended to mitigate losses due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Eligible applicants are artists, employees of arts organizations, and arts industry workers who are facing financial hardship due to COVID-19....

GrantWatch ID#: 188739

Grant to a USA Curator or Art Historian for Emergency Support Related to COVID-19/Coronavirus

Deadline 04/12/20

Grant of up to $5,000 to a USA or Territories individual curator or art historian for emergency support related to COVID-19/Coronavirus. Funding is intended to assist with the development of projects that promote artwork of contemporary and experimental nature. Grants specifically support projects that shed light on the wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 188569

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Regions to Benefit Loc...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools in eligible regions to address the needs of the local community and help residents access opportunities in a broad range of areas. Funding may be used for either specific programs and projects or for general operations. Eligible organization...

GrantWatch ID#: 187784

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofit and Religious Organizations and Agencies to Benefit Local...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina nonprofit and religious organizations and government agencies for programs and projects to benefit residents in eligible regions. Special consideration will be given to education-focused projects and initiatives. Funding is also intended for programs and projects in the areas of hum...

GrantWatch ID#: 187785

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Religious Organizations to Benefit Residen...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and religious organizations for programs and projects to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the areas of human services, youth development, arts, education, basic needs, health, histor...

GrantWatch ID#: 187786

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Religious Organizations to Benefit Residen...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and religious organizations for programs and projects to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the areas of environment, human services, youth development, arts, education, basic needs, health, historic ...

GrantWatch ID#: 187788

Grants to North Carolina Agencies, Nonprofits, and Religious Organizations to Benefit Residen...

Deadline 04/14/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to North Carolina government agencies and nonprofit and religious organizations for programs and projects to benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the areas of recreation, human services, youth development, arts, education, basic needs, health, histor...

GrantWatch ID#: 187789

Grants to North Carolina Neighborhood Organizations in Eligible Regions to Enhance Local Comm...

Deadline 05/08/20 Conference Date: 04/14/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to North Carolina neighborhood organizations in eligible regions to enhance the quality of life for all local residents. First-time applicants must attend an information session prior to applying. Funding is intended to support programs that promote leadership development, community building, techni...

GrantWatch ID#: 175195

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Museums for Outstanding Exhibitions

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International museums to acknowledge outstanding exhibitions. Eligible exhibits must be open for less than two years and should be educational and interesting. Nominations will be accepted for public exhibits that focus on the history of engineering, industry, and technology.

GrantWatch ID#: 161386

In-Kind Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Artists in Eligible Regions for Arts Facilit...

Deadline 04/15/20

In-kind grants valued up to $1,200 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, groups of artists, and individual artists in eligible regions for rental fees towards projects at a local arts center. Funding is intended to support short term arts-related projects in any discipline. Durham Arts Council manages a 52,000 sq. ft....

GrantWatch ID#: 179838

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Music Organizations for Contributions to ...

Deadline 04/16/20

Grants generally ranging from $1,000 to $7,500 to USA, Canada, and international nonprofit music presenting, performing, and service organizations to support contributions to contemporary concert music. Funding is intended for project and general operating support for organizations that have demonstrated a substantial comm...

GrantWatch ID#: 180259

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Groups for Public Humanities Progra...

Deadline 07/06/20 LOI Date: 04/16/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, libraries, schools, museums, and groups for humanities programs of broad public appeal. Applicants must consult with program staff prior to submitting the mandatory Letter of Intent.

GrantWatch ID#: 181677
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Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Congregants, and Educational Institutions to ...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government and educational institutions, and congregants in eligible locations for capital support and programs that benefit local residents. Funding is available in the areas of arts and culture, human services, recreation, economic development, and K-12 and post-secondary...

GrantWatch ID#: 161995

Grants to USA Visual Artists for Artistic Development Activities

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA individual artists who are under-recognized in the field of visual arts. Applications will be evaluated according to the artistic quality of the applicant’s work and the potential to foster aesthetic inquiry. Grant funds may be used to support any activity that promotes artistic development...

GrantWatch ID#: 180968

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Political, Economic, Social, and Civil Rights of People Across ...

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants of approximately $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for programs to protect the cultural, civil, economic, social, and political rights of people across the globe. The Foundation's mission includes pursuing justice and peace and distributing the world's resources equitably. Previous grants have been awarded fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 178726

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools for Co...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants of $500 to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and local government agencies for community programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support a variety of local needs including human services, basic needs, arts, education, historic preservation, health, recreation, youth develo...

GrantWatch ID#: 179843

Grants to USA Musicians for Musical Performances and Tours

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to USA and territories musicians to support performances and tours. This grant program is open to both new and established musicians, solo artists and musicians who play in an ensemble. Priority will be given to proposals that reach underserved communities and rural areas, especially those that lack opportunities to...

GrantWatch ID#: 186117

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools for Com...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants of up to $3,000 to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and government agencies for community programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support a variety of local needs including human services, basic needs, arts, education, historic preservation, health, recreation, youth devel...

GrantWatch ID#: 187808

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, Faith-Based Organizations, and Schools for Co...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and government agencies for community programs in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support a variety of local needs including human services, basic needs, arts, education, historic preservation, health, recreation, youth development, environm...

GrantWatch ID#: 187809

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits and Faith-Based Organizations in Eligible Regions to Mee...

Deadline 04/21/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations and faith-based organizations to meet the needs of the community in eligible regions. Priority will be given to capacity building projects, and collaboration is encouraged. Funding areas include animals and animal welfare, human services, arts, education, basic needs, health...

GrantWatch ID#: 187810

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Projects Relating to Wildlife, Huma...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International early-career individuals for projects in the areas of education, conservation, research, technology, and storytelling. Funding is intended to support transformative, innovative projects focusing on areas that include wildlife, the human journey, evolution of culture...

GrantWatch ID#: 151607

Fellowships to USA Researchers for Studies Related to Japanese Society and Politics

Deadline 04/22/20

Fellowships to USA individual researchers to promote Japanese studies across the country. The fellowship program is intended to support studies on the Japanese political economy, modern society, relations between the United States and Japan, and Japan's international relations. The purpose of the program is to foster excha...

GrantWatch ID#: 180871

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits to Enhance the Quality of Life for Residents in Eligible...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants to North Carolina nonprofit organizations to enhance the quality of life in eligible regions. Interested applicants must contact Foundation staff prior to submitting a proposal. Funding is intended to support projects in the areas of health, education, environment, human services, arts and culture, disaster preventi...

GrantWatch ID#: 167423
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits and For-Profits in Multiple States to Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and for-profits in multiple states for programs, activities, and events to positively benefit local residents in areas where the funding source has a business presence. Funding is intended for opportunities for diverse groups to come together and get involved in their local area to:

GrantWatch ID#: 188041

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Agencies, and Religious Entities to Benefit Residents i...

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and religious entities for activities that benefit residents in eligible regions. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the areas of human services, arts, education, basic needs, health, historic preservation, recreation, envi...

GrantWatch ID#: 186247

Grants to North Carolina Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations, and Agencies to Address the ...

Deadline 04/28/20

Grants of up to $4,000 to North Carolina nonprofit and faith-based organizations and local government agencies for projects and programs to address the needs of local residents in eligible regions. Funding areas include human services, arts, education, basic needs, health, historic preservation, recreation, environment, yo...

GrantWatch ID#: 187839