Grants & Scholarships


To encourage and enable participation in NC ACDA and ACDA sponsored events. Examples include, but are not limited to, underwriting expenses for individuals or ensembles to perform at NC ACDA state sponsored events; individuals to attend state, regional, or national sponsored events.


  • An individual submitting an application must be a current professional or student member in ACDA with a NC ACDA state affiliation

  • Completed application and budget

  • Persons who receive a grant are not eligible to apply for 5 years


  • NC ACDA Board will set application deadlines for specific events

  • Applications will be reviewed on January 15, April 15, July 15, October 15

  • Award amounts will not exceed $1000.00

  • Grant applicant should not expect the project or event to be fully funded by NC ACDA

  • Applicants will be informed of their status by the Executive Director


  • Applications are submitted to the chair of the Grants and Scholarships committee

  • Applications are reviewed by the NC ACDA Grants & Scholarship Committee. Recommendations are then made to the NC ACDA Executive Board for final approval.

  • Grant award payment is made to the sponsoring organization rather than the individual.