North Carolina CARES for Arts Grants 2020

As part of the state’s spending plan for federal CARES Act funding, $9.4 million was designated to provide direct aid to arts councils and arts organizations in an effort to mitigate business disruptions caused by COVID-19. These funds will be distributed on a per-capita basis to all North Carolina counties with a population less than 1 million people.

To view or print the North Carolina CARES for Arts Grant Guidelines, click here.

To view or print the North Carolina CARES for Arts Subgrant Application, click here.

The applications must be returned by November 9, 2020

You can email the applications to Reba Beck at sambeck2@frontier.com, or mail them to

Clay County Historical & Arts Council
c/o Reba Beck
200 Beck Lane
Hayesville, NC 28904