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United Arts Council

Artist Support Grants

2021 Artist Support Grantee, Hsiang-Ting Yen
2021 Artist Support Grantee, Hsiang-Ting Yen

Artist Support Grants  fund professional and artistic development for emerging and established artists to create work, improve their business operations, or bring their work to new audiences. Artist Support Grants support a broad range of talented artists in the disciplines of visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, and interdisciplinary arts.

Individual artists and small, unincorporated groups of collaborating artists who have lived in Chatham, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, or Wake County for at least one year are eligible to apply for grants up to $1,500.

Previous grantees must wait at least two cycles before reapplying for funding.

Information Session

A recording of the information session held on July 18 can be found HERE.

Guidelines and Application

Click the buttons below for more information.

Artist Support Grant Guidelines in EnglishArtist Support Grants Guidelines in Spanish

Artist Support Grants Application in EnglishArtist Support Grant in Spanish


The deadline for 2022-2023 application is Thursday, September 1, 2022, before midnight.


The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County is committed to making the grant application process accessible to people with disabilities. If you need modifications to guidelines or application forms due to a disability, alternative formats can be made available. Please contact staff and allow ten (10) working days to fulfill your request.

Current Artist Support Grantees

Basic information for current Artist Support Grant recipients Refer to Grant Contract for complete details.

List of 2022 Artist Support Grantees


Direct questions about programming grants to Kelly Schrader at [email protected] or (919) 839-1498 x207.

United Arts programs are supported by the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. www.NCArts.org.

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PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

Phone: (919) 839-1498
[email protected]