Brunswick Arts Council Grants

BAC Grassroots Grants

Eligibility: Must be a 501(c)3, municipality or school. Groups that are interested, but do not have their legal nonprofit designation may have an eligible 501c3 act as a Fiscal Sponsor and partner with this grant. Projects must take place from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020. Can cover artist fees, travel, certain operating expenses, materials/equipment. Minimum project match is 50/50.  Follow-up reporting mandatory.

Considerations: Activities with the broadest impact and outreach, and projects with a proven history of success are favored over unproven programs with narrow audiences. Preference will be given to projects that work with under-served audiences, artists and are collaborative.

Grant Application Timeline: Application period open from May 1 –  September 30, 2019 – announced via press release to local media outlets. Recipients are notified in December

Funding Source: North Carolina Arts Council funds in partnership with Brunswick Arts Council.

Download Eligibility PDF

Come to a Free Information Workshop:

Interested in applying for a grassroots grant? Brunswick Arts Council is the Designated County Partner for the the North Carolina Arts Council program in our community. All applicants must attend this workshop before submitting an application to BAC. Grant projects must take place between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020. We look forward to working with you to “start with the arts…”

To Be re-scheduled  @ 10:00 am –  noon
Navassa Community Center , 338 Main St, Navassa 

April 22, 2019  @ 6:00-8:00 pm
Brunswick Little Theatre, 8068 River Rd, Southport

April 27, 2019  @ 10:00 am –  noon
Rourk Library, 5068 Main St, Shallotte

May 4, 2019  @ 10:00 am –  noon
Leland Library, 487 Village Rd, Leland

May 16, 2019  @ 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Harper Library, 109 West Moore St, Southport

May 18, 2019  @ 10:00 am –  noon
Barbee Library, 8200 East Oak Island Dr, Oak Island

May 31, 2019  @  2:00 – 4:00pm
SW Brunswick Branch Library, 9400 Ocean Highway West, Carolina Shores

GRANT APPLICATION WORKSHOP SLIDE PROGRAM:    Subgrant Application presentation.ppt

GRANT APPLICATION TOOL KIT (more information to help you fill out the grant application).  Tool Kit for Grant Writing

BAC Group Grants

Eligibility: Generally not a 501(c)3, municipality or school. Can cover a wide range of projects and ideas. Proprietary to the BAC and a more flexible, though less funded, pool of money. Maximum amount awarded at one time is $625. In order to be considered, all requests must include the following:

1) cover sheet, 2) project narrative what the project is, who will benefit, 3) how much requested from BAC 4) other sources of funding (cash and in-kind)  5) timeline and who is responsible 6) outcomes/results of success and 7) support materials to aide Board in determination.

Considerations: Activities with the broadest impact and outreach, and projects with a proven history of success are favored over unproven programs with narrow audiences.

Timing: Application period is quarterly.  Applications received between July 1-September 30 will be decided in October.  Applications will be awarded quarterly.

Summer 2019 Award $625 to Richard Staat to offset room rental costs for on going weekly Watercolor Classes for Teaching Artists in Brunswick County at Franklin Square Gallery, Southport.

Fall 2019 Award $625 to Jan Boland to offset room rental & model fees for ongoing weekly figure drawing classes with live models at Franklin Square Gallery, Southport.

Winter 2020 & Spring 2020 Application cycles are still open. Please complete the BAC Group Grant application and submit to BAC.

announced via press release to local media outlets (exceptions made for time-sensitive projects of merit).

Funding Source: Brunswick Arts Council & Community Partners

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