Jane Lonon Legacy Grant

The Ashe County Arts Council
Jane Lonon Legacy Grant

The Jane Lonon Legacy Fund was established in June 2019 to honor the dedication and hard work of Jane Lonon, retired Executive Director of the Ashe County Arts Council. Her devotion to the development of the arts in Ashe County is the motivation to continue that work in perpetuity. The Ashe County Arts Council is honored to facilitate grants from the Jane Lonon Legacy Fund.

The Jane Lonon Legacy Grant criteria support the following objectives:

  1. Projects that feature fine arts, heritage crafts, or performing arts of the Appalachian region in Ashe County.
  2. Projects that bring arts activities to all areas of Ashe County.
  3. Art-related projects that contribute to tourism and economic development in Ashe County.
  4. Art projects that celebrate our multiple identities as people and families in the county.

The grant cycle for 2020-2021 has been closed. The announcement of the recipient will happen soon.