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Q & A: Facility Grant Program
What is the deadline for application?
Who may apply?
DAC Facility Grants are available to help support arts activities. Non-profit organizations, individual artists and groups of artists may apply to this program. Applicants must be over the age of 18.
What projects are eligible?
What can I ask for?
Durham Arts Council manages a 52,000 sq. ft. public, community arts center that contains spaces for dance, theatre and music rehearsals, meetings, workshops and performances. A Facility Grant may be used to request use of the facility with a maximum total non-profit rental value of $1,200 per fiscal year (July 1-June 30). (Use Fee Chart in application to calculate value for space requested. All grants will be calculated at the non-profit rate.) Applicants will only be granted one facility grant per fiscal year (July 1-June 30).
Facility Grants are for rent only and do not include technical, maintenance or security fees incurred by the recipient. All Facility Grants require a User Fee paid by the recipient. If you are granted a Facility Grant you will be required to sign an occupant’s contract. NOTE: You cannot apply for space using a Facility Grant if you have already applied for the same event and/or space through the DAC Season Grant Program).
What are the criteria by which DAC evaluates applications?
Criteria for evaluating applications are:
How do I apply for a Facility Grant?
Facility grant applications are only available online here.