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NCAC50 Logo Small 0 1The Cabarrus Arts Council allocates thousands of dollars annually to support arts organizations and cultural programs across Cabarrus County. Funding for these grants comes from the North Carolina Arts Council Grassroots Arts funding and additional foundation grants from the Mariam & Robert Hayes Charitable Trust.

The Cabarrus Arts Council thanks the North Carolina General Assembly and the North Carolina Arts Council for the Grassroots Grants Program. Grants are awarded through a competitive process that is reviewed by a panel of community citizens. No recipients are guaranteed from year to year.


Cabarrus Arts Council is having a second round of FY24 Grassroots Grants for Project Assistance. Grassroots Grants are open to non-profit organizations based in Cabarrus County.

Online Workshop for prospective applicants: Wednesday, January 10th, 4-5pm.
Must RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to receive link.

Application Deadline: Noon on Monday, January 22nd, 2024
Programming must occur between January 1, 2024-June 30, 2024.

Project Support:
Open non-profit organizations using arts programming to serve Cabarrus County.

Artist Support Grants Recipients
Artist Support Grants fund development for emerging and established artists to enhance their skills and abilities to create work or to improve their business operations and capacity to bring their work to new audiences.

Artists representing visual, craft, performing, traditional, and interdisciplinary art forms are encouraged to apply.

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Artist Support Grantees from Cabarrus County

Brian Arreola – $3000 to fund a string quartet performance of his opera, Zavala-Zavala
Micah Wayne Cash – $3000 to support his Waffle House Vistas Exhibition scheduled at the Georgia Museum of Art
Sarah Ferdon – $3000 to fund Professional Development in the use of color and texture to create weaving and folk art
Troy Kryzalka (Number Drummer Productions) – $3000 to fund Number Strummer and the Keys to Math: Discovering how you can learn any musical instrument using nothing but math
Eric Millard – $3000 to fund a diversity-focused brass trio commission and international premiere
Elizabeth Sullivan – $2750 to provide assistance for the production of a sensory-friendly concert program
Destiny Wilson – $2000 to provide funding for an art show of their visual paintings

Grant Publicity Requirements

The Cabarrus Arts Council thanks

Mariam & Robert Hayes Charitable Trust
Atrium Health
Embassy Suites
Corning Incorporated
Fifth Third
Hilton Garden Inn
Independent Tribune
Eli Lilly and Company
Explore Cabarrus
Market Street Studios
Billy Harrison Revocable Trust for Charity
Cabarrus Brewing Company
F&M Bank
Impact Technologies
Publix Super Markets Charities
Shoe Show
Uwharrie Bank
Younce & Co., P.A
City Of Concord
Kannapolis City
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Mt Pleasant Logo
Cabarrus County

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