The Professional Development Grant for Artists (also known as the Regional Artist Project Grant) provides up to $1500 to support professional artists in any discipline to pursue projects that further their professional development. Grants are open to individual artists and unincorporated group of artists at any stage of their careers. To be eligible to apply, artists must reside in Franklin, Johnston, Vance, Wake or Warren counties in North Carolina. All members of a group must meet eligibility requirements.
The grant application opens in January and closes in March.
Types of fundable projects include:
Creation of new work
Purchase of equipment and materials
Professional development workshops
Travel expenses associated with a professional opportunity such as participating in an exhibition or a conference
Development or upgrading of promotional materials such as brochures, DVDs, CDs, and websites
Professional Development Grants are supported in part by the North Carolina Arts Council.
To get more information about Professional Development Grants, email Brandi Neuwirth at bneuwirth at unitedarts.org.