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United Arts Council

Community Spotlight Project Grants

La Fiesta del Pueblo presented by El Pueblo
La Fiesta del Pueblo presented by El Pueblo

United Arts is pleased to announce the investment of $144, 435 for 16 Community Spotlight Grants across Wake County.

This new grant opportunity for non-profit arts and cultural organizations supports innovative projects that feature or are led by historically underrepresented communities, United Arts is dedicated to helping these arts and culture organizations create diverse and inclusive arts events, programs, and services for all Wake County residents.

Stay tuned throughout the year as we shine the spotlight on upcoming projects by the following groups: 

American Dance Festival
Arts Access
Asian Focus
Burning Coal Theatre
El Pueblo
Leaders by Choice (LBC)
National Women’s Theatre Festival
NC Museum of History
NC Theatre
Nuv Yug Cultural Organization
TheGifted Arts
VAE Raleigh

Manage Your Award

Resources, tools, and forms for current Community Spotlight Project Grant recipients may be found HERE. Refer to Grant Contract for complete details.


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.


Direct questions about programming grants to Ragen Carlile at [email protected] or (919) 839-1498 x209.

This program made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

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