Artist Grants

2021 Artist Support Grants
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The 2021 Artist Support Grant Application is available through the North Carolina Arts Council GoSmart! Application. The deadline to submit your application is September 30, 2021.

Here’s how to apply:

  • Go to

  • Create an applicant profile

  • Click on the tab “Current Programs and Applications”

  • Enter the code ASG21 on the top right where there is a text field that says Invitational Password. Press “OK.”

  • The first grant that should populate on your screen is Artist Support Grant 2021-2022.

  • Press START to begin the application.

  • You may save your work and come back at any time to finish. This will give you time to gather your materials; write your narratives; and review your application without feeling rushed. To continue working on your draft, log in again, and then press EDIT.

Questions? Click to read some FAQs.