Annual City Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications Now
Deadline to Apply: July 9, 2021 at 3pm
Augusta, GA – Each year, the City of Augusta allocates funding to the Greater Augusta Arts Council (GAAC) to distribute to the non-profit arts community. City leaders recognize the importance of public financial support to sustain a wide variety of artistic disciplines and expressions. For fiscal year 2022, funds will be re-allocated in increments to support general operating expenses or special projects — up to $7,000 for General Operating expenses and up to $5,000 for Art Projects.
Funding through the FY22 Annual City Arts Grant Program enables arts organizations to provide programming and educational opportunities throughout Augusta- Richmond County, to promote Metro Augusta as a cultural destination, to build the capacity and stability of Augusta’s arts and cultural organizations, to enhance the economic development of the city through the arts, and to share arts programs and activities with underserved audiences.
The on-line applications will be available at https://www.augustaarts.com/city-grants/ beginning May 20, 2021. Applications must be submitted via email to email@example.com. Supporting documents must be mailed, emailed or hand delivered to the GAAC Office within the application period. The application period begins May 20, 2021 with a deadline of 3 pm, July 9, 2021. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for panel review. Organizations applying must complete financial reports.
Eligible requirements include: Organizations must be a legally designated non-profit for a minimum of 1 year, with full financial documentation from the previous fiscal year, the current fiscal year and the budget for the upcoming fiscal year. The non-profit must be registered with a Richmond County address and must be dedicated principally to the performance, exhibition, and/or presentation of the arts and/or cultural programming which impacts and benefits the Augusta Richmond County community.