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United Arts Council

Community Spotlight Project Grants

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United Arts is pleased to announce the investment of $144, 435 for 16 Community Spotlight Grants across Wake County. List of 2022-2023 Community Spotlight Project Grantees

Community Spotlight Project Grants

Community Spotlight Project Grants for non-profit arts and cultural organizations support innovative, arts-related 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.

Grants up to $10,000 will be awarded to projects taking place in Wake County.

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2023-2024 Community Spotlight Project Grants Guidelines 2023-2024 Community Spotlight Project Grants Application

Information Session

A recoding of the virtual information session held March 16, 2023 at 10:30 am via Zoom.


The deadline for 2022-2023 application is Monday, May 1, 2023 before midnight.

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.

PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

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