Arts Council Now Accepting Sub-Grant AppsThe Arts Council of Lincoln County is now accepting sub-grant applications through Aug. 31. Applications are available for non-profit organizations that have the purpose of promoting and developing various cultural arts programs in Lincoln County. Funding priority is given to qualified arts organizations; to educational arts programs that are conducted by qualified artists; and to other community organizations that provide arts programs in the county. Projects must occur between now and June 15, 2020. According to the N.C. Arts Council, the grassroots arts program funds may be used for expenditures to conduct arts programs or operate arts organizations. Typical uses of grassroots money includes such program expenses as professional artists’ fees and travel, space rental, advertising, marketing and publicity, Website and electronic media, scripts, costumes, sets, props, music and equipment rental and operating expenses for qualified arts organizations not already receiving operating support from the N.C. Arts Council. These can include salaries, telephone, office supplies and much more. Grant guidelines are available on the Website at www.ncarts.org. For questions, grant applications or more information, contact the Arts Council of Lincoln County by telephone at (704) 732-9044 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.