The Arts Council of Wilmington/NHC is accepting applications for 2017-2018 Regional Artist Project Grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 15, 2017.

The Regional Artist Project program is administered by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County through a partnership with the North Carolina Arts Council and local arts councils working as a consortium.

Visit the website for the RAPG application package.

Grant awards to artists generally range from $500 to $1,000, and follow a competitive application and review process.   Residents of New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus and Pender counties are eligible to apply for financial support in all disciplines, such as visual arts/crafts, music composition, film/video, literature/playwriting and choreography/dance.   Types of fundable projects include the creation of new work, the purchase of equipment and materials, and professional development workshops. Complete funding guidelines and applications are available online at

Grant workshops for the Regional Artist Project grant will be held:

Tuesday, August 1, 2017                                                               Thursday, August 3, 2017

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm                                                                          5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

New Hanover County Public Library                                                  Leland Cultural Arts Center

New Hanover Room – 3rd floor                                                         1212 Magnolia Village Way

201 Chestnut St.                                                                               Leland, NC

Wilmington, NC


Additional workshops may be scheduled in other partner counties. For more information, call 910-343-0998.



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