NC Arts Council

Grassroots Subgrant

Since 1977, the N.C. Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences.

The program distributes funds for the arts in all 100 counties of the state primarily through partnerships with local arts councils.

Grassroots Arts Program funds may be used for expenditures to conduct quality arts programs or operate an arts organization. Typical uses of Grassroots money include:



Please mail or hand deliver applications to

Grassroots Subgrants

Tryon Fine Arts Center

34 Melrose Avenue

Tryon, NC  28782


To submit by email, please send to

 Tryon Fine Arts Center
Business Hours:
Tuesday – Friday
10 AM – 4 PM

JP Gallery Hours:
Tuesday – Friday
Noon – 4 PM &
Saturday 10 AM – 1 PM
& For Events


34 Melrose Avenue, Tryon, NC 28782