GRANTS

2019-2020 GRANTS

The Arts Council of Wilmington/NHC is pleased to announce $65,000 in arts funding for 2019-2020, including $50,000 in Grassroots Arts Program subgrants to 20 local arts organizations and $15,000 to 15 Regional Artists.

Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. 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. The Arts Council of Wilmington serves as the North Carolina Arts Council’s Designated County Partner.

The Regional Artist Project grant is administered by the Arts Council of Wilmington, in partnership with the North Carolina Arts Council and arts partners in Brunswick, Pender and Columbus counties.

2019/2020 Regional Artists

 Alena Amato – $1000 – New Hanover – Dance – Space rental for dance performance

Cypress Duo – $1000 – New Hanover – Music – Record a professional quality CD featuring classical flute and guitar music

Heather Divoky – New Hanover – $1000 – Visual Arts – Tuition/supplies to attend the Hambige Creative Residency in Georgia

Branham Dyer – $1000 – New Hanover – Filmmaking – Purchase external microphones and recording/processing equipment

Bradley Eklund – Brunswick – $1000 – Visual Arts – Purchase a surface sand drummer

Gene Felice – New Hanover – $1000 – Visual Arts – Purchase a lithium ion battery system for a mobile art and science lab

Tanya Fermin-Jones – Pender – $1299 – Filmmaking – Purchase Mac Pro Laptop for film editing

Maurice Martinez – New Hanover – $1000 – Visual Arts – Photograph enlargements, mounting and framing for a Jazz “Time Capsule” exhibition

Cordelia Norris – New Hanover – $990 – Visual Arts – First quarter tuition for a year-long online scientific illustration program

Kaitlyn O’Connell – $1000 – New Hanover – Visual Arts – Upgrading studio equipment, materials, and camera

Jeffrey Oloizia – $1200 – New Hanover – Literature – To attend the Association of Writers and Writer Programs in San Antonio, TX

Desiree Patton – New Hanover – $500 – Millinery – Website construction

YiFenn Strickland – New Hanover – $1000 – Visual Arts – Purchase a ceramic kiln

Joshua Sullivan – New Hanover – $1000 – Filmmaking – To film a narrative-focused music video

Nathan Verwey – New Hanover – $1000 – Visual Arts – Purchase a Microsoft Surface Pro, software, and accessories

2019-2020 Grassroots Arts Program Subgrantees

Black Arts Alliance, Inc.  – $3000 – 17th North Carolina Black Film Festival

Cape Fear Chorale – $500 – Marketing for “Sounds of the Season” free public concert

Cape Fear Contra Dancers – $500 – 2019/2020 Saturday Dance Season

Cape Fear Cultural Association of India – $500 – Annual Diwali Festival

Cape Fear Jazz Appreciation Society – $3000 – 2019/2020 Jazz @ the CAM series

CFCC Foundation – $3500 – Community residency with Kinetic Light Dance targeting disabled community

Chamber Music Wilmington – $3000 – 25th anniversary season

Coastal Youth Media – $1500 – Media workshops in partnership with Grandparent Support Network

North Carolina Jazz Festival – $4000 – Student workshops and master classes with NCJF guest musicians

Opera Wilmington – $3500 – Costumes for “La Boheme” production

Techmoja Dance and Theater Company – $2000 – Supports the musical production of “Dreamgirls”

Techniques in Motion/NC Youth Tap – $3000 – Three-day residency with the NC Youth Tap Ensemble

Thalian Hall CPA – $3000 – Production of Pied Piper Theatre’s “Jack and the Beanstalk”

Theatre Network of Wilmington – $3000 – Salary support for executive director

UNCW’s Lumina Festival of the Arts – $3500 – The 3rd Annual Lumina Festival of the Arts

WHQR – $3000 – Production of “The Night of the Griots”

Wilmington Ballet – $3000 – Production of “Little Mermaid”

Wilmington Jewish Film Festival – $500 – Space rental for film series

Wilmington Symphonic Winds – $3000 – 2019/2020 season of three concerts

Wilmington Symphony Orchestra – $3000 – Supports “Music for Youth” programming

 

 

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Through the generosity of private donors and a grant program administered by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County, the Broadway for a Better World initiative provides free-of-charge tickets to the Wilson Center’s Cape Fear Stage PNC Broadway & Stars Series. The mission of this program is to make the theater experience and all of its associated benefits available to underserved populations, particularly young people under the age of eighteen.

Nonprofit organizations in New Hanover and Pender counties can apply to receive tickets to Wilson Center PNC Broadway or Stars Series performances. The application period begins June 1, 2019 and ends on July 15, 2019.  The grant application is available at capefearstage.com/betterworld. A majority of the tickets granted will go to organizations serving area youth.

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2018-2019 Grantees

Bellamy Mansion / $500 / Jazz @ the Mansion series
Black Arts Alliance, Inc. / $2500 / 16th North Carolina Black Film Festival
Cape Fear Chorale  / $1500 / 20th anniversary season
Cape Fear Independent Film Festival / $450 / Space rental
Cape Fear Community College / $5000 / Ririe-Woodbury Dance Co. residency
Chamber Music Wilmington / $3000 / 24th season/educational outreach
Dram Tree Shakespeare / $500 / 2019 show TBA
The Hope Center / $1500 / Hope’s Lens journal of art/stories from the homeless population
Mouths of Babes / $1500 / Full season of plays for teens/young adults
No Boundaries International Art Colony / $1050 / Travel from Bald Head Island to Wilmington for outreach activities
North Carolina Jazz Festival / $5000 / Youth workshops/master classes during 39th Annual North Carolina Jazz Festival
Opera Wilmington / $2500 / Period costumes for “Die Fledermaus”
Port City Music Festival / $500 / 11th annual summer concert series
Thalian Hall / $5000 / Pied Piper Children’s Theater – “Bossy in Space”
UNCW Office of the Arts / $5000 / 2nd annual Lumina Festival
WHQR / $3000 / Production of “A Season’s Griot”, only annual national Kwanzaa broadcast
Wilmington Ballet/U.S. International Ballet / $1500 / Alice in Wonderland
Wilmington Jewish Film Festival / $500 / Educational outreach
Wilmington Music Festival / $500
Wilmington Symphonic Winds / $1000 / Season of three concerts
Wilmington Symphony Orchestra / $5000 / 2018-2019 Music for Youth
Working Narratives / $1500 / Coastal Youth Media Project
Total: $50,000