Arts Council Seeks Applications for Regional Artist Project Grants for Artists in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties
Winston-Salem, NC (January 27, 2020) — The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is seeking applications for their Regional Artist Project Grants which offer support to artists in a six-county region to help them further their professional development. Committed, gifted individual artists and collaborative groups in Forsyth, Davie, Davidson, Stokes, Surry, and Yadkin counties are eligible to apply. Deadline for applications is Sun., Mar. 1, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
“We are looking for opportunities to make grants that support the careers of area artists at pivotal points in their professional lives. These grants always are diverse because the needs and disciplines of individual artists vary dramatically,” said Jordan Medley, Manager of Grants and Support Services for The Arts Council.
Guidelines, applications, and information sessions are available online at www.intothearts.org. In addition, Arts Council staff will hold an in-person information session on Tues., Feb. 4 at 5:30 p.m in the Mountcastle Forum, Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N. Spruce Street, Winston-Salem.
The grants are supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. Last year, The Arts Council made a total of $24,500 in awards in this grant category to 12 individual artists, collaborations, or music groups.
For more information about Regional Artist Project Grants contact Jordan Medley, Manager of Grants and Support Services at 336-546-6195 or email@example.com.
Winston-Salem, known as a City of Arts and Innovation, and Forsyth County have a robust arts community that enriches the lives of area residents every day and accounts in large part for the recognition they continue to receive as a great place to live, learn, work and play. Forsyth County’s nonprofit arts industry supports 5,559 full time equivalent jobs; accounts for more than $129 million in resident household income, and generates more than $14.8 million in local and state tax revenues.