Tryon Fine Arts Center accepting N.C. Arts subgrant applications

Published 3:45 pm Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Tryon Fine Arts Center is now accepting applications for N.C. Arts Council Grassroots Arts Program subgrants through June 30. Since 1977, this program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences.&bsp; Using a per capita based formula, the program provides funding for the arts in all 100 counties of the state through partnerships with local arts councils. TFAC serves as the N.C. Arts Councils partner in awarding subgrants to local organizations for arts programs in Polk County.

Applications are available for non-profit organizations whose purpose is to promote and develop diverse cultural arts programming in Polk County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations, arts in education programs conducted by qualified artists, and other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county.

Grassroots funds are not generally awarded to arts organizations that receive funding through the N.C. Arts Councils General Support Program. Projects must occur between July 1, 2010 and May 15, 2011.

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Application forms and grant guidelines are available on the TFAC website at or may be picked up at TFAC during business hours, Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applications must be received no later than 4 p.m. on June 30. Grant applications are evaluated by a diverse panel of community members, and awards are announced in August.

For questions or more information, contact Tryon Fine Arts Center at 828-859-8322 or at