The recipients are:
- American Music Festival - The grant will support the 31st annual classical music series, presenting classical music soloists and chamber ensembles of international distinction.
- Beaufort Picture Show - Plans are to become the local premier cinema arts event of the year, luring filmmakers and movie-lovers from around the state and across the country.
- Carolina Artist Gallery - Funds will support six non-juried art shows in the gallery, six virtual on-line shows, on-line classes, a "Special Hands" clay workshop for disabled adults, and a summer camp program for students.
- Carteret Community Theatre - The Theatre will host ten summer theatre camps for children, providing not only exposure to the arts, but developing cognitive and communication skills while building self-confidence.
- Downtown Morehead City, Inc. - Sponsorship of one of the family friendly, free, "Alive at Five" summer outdoor concerts featuring the popular African-American band Liquid Pleasure.
- Working Narratives - Production of a 7-part audio documentary podcast and a multimedia exhibit designed to share the stories of 12 diverse rural youths, aged 14-21 in Carteret County, examining their lives and communities.