Rescue & Rebuild Grant

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge (PCAC) is honored to offer grants to non-profit arts organizations located AND providing programming in Pitt County. PCAC is able to offer these subgrants from the American Rescue Plan grant to Local Arts Agencies for subgranting from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grants are intended to provide financial assistance and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic to Pitt County arts non-profit organizations not only to rescue, but to rebuild even stronger than before the pandemic. The focus of the funding is for arts organizations to be able to hire and/or contract labor to help strengthen the organization, increase community engagement, increase workforce development in the arts sector, and help with operating costs. PCAC will be sub-granting a total of $150,000 to non-profit arts organizations. The grant range will be between $5,000-$25,000 for a one-time grant for the time period between July 01, 2022 – May 31, 2023).

Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge will competitively award rescue, recovery and rebuilding funds to eligible 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organizations. These funds are intended to help support jobs in the arts sector, keep the doors open to arts organizations, and assist in the sector’s response to and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis, with the hope of rebuilding the arts to be even stronger than pre-pandemic times.

Application Dates
• Application Opens: March 15, 2022
• Application Deadline: May 9, 2022
• Notification: May 31, 2022
• Performance Period: July 1, 2022 – May 31, 2023

Please review Grant Guidelines before applying.

Only 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organizations that are located and provide programming in Pitt County are eligible.*Indirect costs beyond the eligible expenses are not allowable.

*Please note that if you start the online application, you can save your progress and come back to it later, but it will only save your progress for seven days. Our recommendation is to view the application, prepare your answers in another program, and copy and paste your answers in when you are fully ready to complete your application.

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