MONROE – Eight arts groups have received over $28,000 in funding from the Union County Community Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Grant program.
The board awarded grants to the Union Symphony Society, Union County Playmakers, The Storefront Theater, Inherit the Land film documentary, Dance Chance, United Voices of North Carolina, Council on Aging and the Marshville Museum and Cultural Center.
“These grants are key to the continued accomplishments of these deserving arts groups,” Executive Director Barbara Faulk said. “It is important that the arts council support the arts throughout our area by providing funding and other resources so that Union County’s quality of life can continue to thrive.”
A program of the NC Department of Cultural Resources Grassroots Arts Program, grants have been offered by the Union County Community Arts Council since 1987. Grant applications are available each spring to non-profit, tax-exempt organizations. A panel of community members reviewed applications and made a recommendation to the board of directors.
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