The Ashe County Arts Council is accepting applications for Artist Support Grants.

The deadline to apply is September 30.

The Ashe Post and Times reports the Artist Support Grant program serve artists in Ashe County, Alleghany County, Watauga County, and Wilkes County.

Funding is provided by the North Carolina Arts Council. Artists at any stage of their careers are eligible to apply. Grant awards generally range from $300 - $1,500 with some reaching up to $3,000 depending on the number of qualified applications, and are available for all disciplines, including visual art and craft, traditional art forms, music composition, film/video, literature and playwriting, and choreography and dance.

Fundable projects include the creation of new work, purchase of equipment and materials, and professional development workshops.

You can learn more and apply online at, or call (336) 846-2787.