Campus Development Grants

Kenan Institute for the Arts

Campus Development Grants

The Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts awards Campus Development Grants to UNCSA faculty to explore and implement ideas and projects that advance creative learning and engagement both on campus and in the broader creative sector. For the 2022-2023 grant cycle, UNCSA faculty are invited to submit proposals that align with the UNCSA Forward strategic plan to support creative development.

Artpreneur Initiative

Since its inception in 2017, the UNCSA Artpreneur Initiative has provided graduating college students and alumni the opportunity to receive funding to support their creative works and enterprises deemed to be of the highest merit, artistic excellence or innovative potential.

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Faculty Leadership Grants
Faculty Leadership Grants allow UNCSA faculty to explore and develop new approaches to creative learning, curriculum, projects, or research that enhances their knowledge and leadership in the creative sector. Proposed activities should align with one or more strategic areas of the UNCSA Forward strategic plan including opportunities to enhance student learning outcomes. Awards range from $500-$5000, depending on the number and quality of the application pool; the average award is around $2,500.

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Faculty Enrichment Grants
Faculty Enrichment Grants allow UNCSA faculty to supplement student learning outcomes in their classroom, studio or lab. Grant funds may be used to augment student learning by subsidizing ticket and transportation costs to attend regional performances, exhibits and screenings in the state of North Carolina. Funds may also be used to pay an honorarium to virtual or in-class speakers. These grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and may only be applied to honoraria, tickets, and transportation costs.

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