UPCOMING EVENTS
  • BAC Grassroots Grants Workshop

    Interested in applying for a grassroots grant? Brunswick Arts Council is the Designated County Partn...

    April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Art Show

    Come enjoy local art. Vote for your favorite in each category. Celebrate Student artistic creativity...

    May 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • BAC Grassroots Grants Workshop

    Interested in applying for a grassroots grant? Brunswick Arts Council is the Designated County Partn...

    April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Art Show

    Come enjoy local art. Vote for your favorite in each category. Celebrate Student artistic creativity...

    May 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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 –  June 30, 2019 – announced via press release to local media outlets. Recipients are notified in September

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.

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 open from beginning of September until the last day of November – 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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