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ArtsAVL to receive $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

May 19, 2024 03:42PM ● By WNC Business

ASHEVILLE — ArtsAVL announced it has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts for a Grants for Arts Projects award of $75,000. This grant will be regranted by ArtsAVL through the Grassroots Arts Program grant. In total, the NEA will award 1,135 Grants for Arts Projects awards totaling more than $37 million as part of its second round of fiscal year 2024 grants.

ArtsAVL’s Grassroots Arts Program grant also receives support from the North Carolina Arts Council (a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources), and Buncombe County Government. Since 1977, the GAP grant has provided programmatic and operating support for nonprofit arts organizations in Buncombe County. The next grant cycle opens in August. Learn more at

For more information on other projects included in the NEA’s grant announcement, visit

About ArtsAVL;
Founded in 1952, ArtsAVL (formerly Asheville Area Arts Council) is the designated arts agency for Buncombe County. Their mission is to keep the arts at the heart of our community. ArtsAVL fulfills this mission by supporting arts organizations and artists in Buncombe County through connection, advocacy, and grants. Learn more about ArtsAVL at
Source: ArtsAVL