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Pamlico Arts Accepting Applications for Arts Grants
Submit by November 2, 2020
October 8, 2020

amlico County Arts Council is now accepting applications for North Carolina CARES for Arts grants through November 2, 2020.

The North Carolina General Assembly designated $9.4 million federal CARES Act funds for arts councils and arts organizations to mitigate business disruptions caused by COVID-19. The North Carolina Arts Council is working with arts councils at the county level to disburse the grant funds to eligible recipients.

Pamlico Arts Council, in conjunction with NC Arts, is accepting applications now through November 2.

An outline of North Carolina on a blue field advertising the NC Arts Grant.
Eligibility Requirements
All arts and cultural organizations, and/or individual artists, are eligible to apply to for a North Carolina CARES for Arts grant to offset business disruption and/or expenses that were incurred due to COVID-19 between March 1, 2020, and December 30, 2020.

The following expenses can be considered: paid salaries and benefits (including contractors), on-going operating expenses, costs associated with canceling programs and creating virtual programs, and COVID-related safety and cleaning measures. Applicants must provide documentation as evidence for expenses. Documents such as receipts, bill/invoices, monthly financial statements, and payroll ledgers will be considered.

Revenue losses are not considered for mitigation in this grant program. North Carolina CARES for Arts funding cannot reimburse expenses already paid for by other federal relief funds such as PPP loans, direct grants from the NEA, and stimulus grants issued by the North Carolina Arts Council.

Applications must be received no later than November 2, 2020. Amount of requested funds is not guaranteed and all applications will be jointly reviewed by NC Arts and Pamlico Arts.

Click here to download the grant application.

For questions or more information, or to submit your application, contact Belinda Barrow at barrowbc@att.net.

Posted Thursday October 8, 2020 by Allison DeWeese

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