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Regional Artist Project Grant Application Now Available

United Arts Council[Raleigh, N.C.]  – Local artists interested in applying for up to $1,500 in grant money should consider the Regional Artist Project Grant  (RAPG) Program, sponsored by the United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake County. The RAPG program is offered to artists in Warren, Franklin, Johnston, Vance and Wake counties, age 18 or older and not enrolled in a degree program.

Grants provides financial support to committed, gifted individual artists and small, unincorporated groups of collaborating artists. The grant is designed to support projects that will advance the applicant’s career in demonstrable ways. Career development opportunities may arise at different stages of a career; therefore, the grant is open to emerging and established artists in dance, drama, film/media, literary/playwright, music and visual art.

All application materials must be submitted online by 5:00 PM on Thursday, March 24, 2016.  No paper copies are required this year.

For more information about Regional Artist Project Grants, contact Brandi Neuwirth at or (919) 839-1498, ext. 205.


The United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, based in Raleigh, NC, was incorporated in 1990. Our mission is to build better communities through the support and advocacy of the arts. For the 2015/16 school year United Arts will help bring in teaching artists to 150 schools in Wake County through its “Artists in the Schools” program. The United Arts Council also offers grants to organizations, communities and individual artists and provides services to the community such as advocacy, resource development, professional/leadership development and special projects. The grants, programs and services of United Arts reach over 1.2 million people annually in Wake County.


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