$50,000 in GRASSROOTS GRANTS AWARDED
Fifteen local arts organizations will receive $50,000 in grants through the Grassroots Arts Program from the North Carolina Arts Council. Administered by the Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC, the grants will support organizations that provide diverse arts experiences in New Hanover County.
REGIONAL ARTISTS PROJECT GRANT WINNERS
The Arts Council of Wilmington & NHC has named the 2014-2015 Regional Artist Project Grant (RAPG) recipients. This year, grants were awarded to 15 artists of varied disciplines. This year’s grantees were selected from 49 applicants, who requested more than $53,000 for $15,000 in available funds.
Port City Pottery Nets National Award
Port City Pottery & Fine Crafts has been chosen as a winner of The American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses, and made possible by Sam’s Club. The Championship awarded the title to 102 small businesses from 48 states for their sacrifices and dedication to the success of their business.