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United Arts Council

New Grant Program Invests in Community Projects

October 6, 2022

United Arts is pleased to announce the investment of $144,435 for 16 Community Spotlight Project 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 art events, programs, and services for all Wake County residents

Stay tuned throughout the year as we highlight the 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
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This program made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Please contact Lisa McIntosh, Director of Communications, with any questions at [email protected]


About United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County: The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County is designated by the Wake County Commissioners and the North Carolina Arts Council as the official local arts agency for Wake County. As a private nonprofit, United Arts has worked for more than 30 years to build a better Raleigh and Wake County through the support of and advocacy for the arts. United Arts partners with businesses, individuals, foundations, and government to provide life-changing arts programming and support to our schools and community, resources and opportunities for artists, and arts integration training for teachers. Learn more at www.UnitedArts.org.


PO Box 26388
Raleigh, NC 27611

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