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NC Cares for Artists Grant

Arts Davidson County - As part of the state’s spending plan for federal CARES Act funding, $9.4 million was designated to provide direct aid to arts councils and arts organizations in an effort to mitigate business disruptions caused by COVID-19. Arts and cultural organizations whose primary residence and service area is Davidson County are eligible to apply directly to Arts Davidson County.


Awards & Grantee Reporting

Grant amounts will vary depending on the size of the business interruption claim, the number of eligible applications received from within Davidson County and funding availability. 

As funds are meant to reimburse expenses incurred between March and December, NC CARES for Arts grant awards can be used towards the on-going operations and programming of grantee and do not require a match. 

Grantees will be required to submit monthly expense reports for the October, November and December 2020 period.


Please e-mail your completed application to or mail your completed application to:

Arts Davidson County

PO Box 503

Lexington, NC 27293

Application Deadline: 5:00pm Friday, November 6, 2020

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