Applications for the 2024 Festivals & Cultural Events Support Fund Will Be Accepted Until Friday, October 27, 2023

Over the years, an eclectic collection of festivals and cultural events have received grants from the BCTDA’s Festivals & Cultural Events Support Fund, ranging from time-honored traditions such as Shindig on the Green and Black Mountain’s Sourwood Festival to cultural celebrations like the Blue Ridge Pride Festival and Grindfest.

Buncombe County-based nonprofits and municipal partners can now apply online for 2024 event grants until 5 pm Friday, October 27. Awards will be announced during the November BCTDA Board meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Grants will be disbursed after successful completion of each event in 2024.

Apply now or read the 2024 Festivals & Cultural Events Support Fund Program Guidelines here.