Each year the City of Augusta allocates funding to the Greater Augusta Arts Council grant to nonprofit, arts-based organizations. By doing so Augusta's leaders, acting in the best interest of the community, recognize the importance of the arts and the need to sustain and financially support a wide variety of artistic disciplines and expressions.
Funding through the annual Arts Granting Program enables arts organizations to:
Therefore, on behalf of the City of Augusta, the Greater Augusta Arts Council announces with pleasure the 2017 Arts Grant recipients. They are listed alphabetically to the right.
ORGANIZATIONS AWARDED FUNDS FOR FY2017
Grant applications are adjudicated in a public process that is free from conflicts of interest and assures fairness and professionalism. The Review panel is made up of arts professionals, community leaders, business experts and artists.
The mission of the Greater Augusta Arts Council is to enrich the quality of life for citizens and visitors in
Augusta and the Central Savannah River Area by advancing a vibrant cultural arts agenda.
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"This program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency - the National Endowment for the Arts."