Welcome to GO-Smart (formerly known as AGO), the online grants management system for the North Carolina Arts Council.
GO-Smart will be used for:
1) Organizations applying for the 2017-18 grant cycle.
2) Final reports for the 2016-17 Artist Fellowship awards.

Organizations filling out their 2016-17 Final Report can do so at the GO online portal at https://ncac.culturegrants.org/.

Helpful Hints
For PC users: The GO-Smart grant system works best with the most recent versions of Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Netscape Navigator.
For Macintosh users: The GO-Smart grant system works best with Safari, Netscape, or Mozilla Firefox browser.

We advise that you craft your narrative text responses for grant application questions in a word processor before entering the information into the GO-Smart text boxes using the character counts for each question. If you choose to compose answers directly in the application form, please remember to SAVE regularly to avoid losing your data.