According to ADA Guidelines, Local Arts Councils must ensure their facilities and programs are accessible to all individuals.
Watauga County nonprofit arts organizations, schools, libraries, agencies, multicultural organizations seeking to provide arts programming, and more. Applicant must have operated for more than one year. Applicant/organization must not be late on tax payments.
FUNDS MAY BE USED FOR
Arts camps and after-school programs Artist Residencies for schools
Artist fees for classes and workshops Website development
Marketing expenses for Art Walks and Studio Tours
Royalties, props, sets, and costumes for theatre performances
2022/2023 sub-grant allotment is $11,000+ for qualified arts programming in Watauga County. Typical requests range from $500 - $3,000.
Support quality arts programs that reach and impact a broad cross-section of the county’s citizens and youth.
Provide support for quality programming in the performing, visual, literary and traditional arts. Programming choices are responsive to community needs and demonstrate improvement and innovation. Programming choices also engage constituents across geographic, cultural, social and economic strata.
Each application review is based on:
• Artistic quality of proposed project or programs
• Community impact of project or programs
• Ability to plan and implement project
• Stability and fiscal responsibility of the organization.
REQUIREMENTS IF FUNDING IS RECEIVED