Regional Artist Project Grant

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Regional Artists Project Grants

This Regional Artist Project grant (RAPG) is funded by the Art League of Highlands-Cashiers & the Greater Plateau, Cherokee County Arts Council, Clay County Historical & Arts Council, Haywood County Arts Council, Jackson County Arts Council,  Arts Council of Macon County, and the Stecoah Valley Arts, Crafts & Educational Center, Inc., with matching dollars from the North Carolina Arts Council.

Grants in this consortium are available to artists in Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, and Macon counties. Both individual artists and small, unincorporated groups of collaborating artists (i.e., guitar duo, jazz quartet, bluegrass band) are eligible. An artist must have residence in the region for at least one year to be eligible. Previous RAPG recipients must wait two years before being eligible to reapply. Projects must take place between December 2018 and June 2019.

To apply for funding, fill out the following application and return to the Haywood County Arts Council at 86 N. Main Street, Waynesville, NC. Mailed applications should be sent to Haywood County Arts Council, P.O. Box 306, Waynesville, NC 28786. The deadline for submissions is October 5, 2018. If you have questions, email

NC RAPG Grant Application – 2018-19 (Word)-NC RAPG Grant Application – 2018-19
NC RAPG Grant Application – 2018-19 (PDF) –NC RAPG Grant Application – 2018-19

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