Annual City Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications

Annual City Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications

Annual City Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications

Each year, The City of Augusta allocates funding to the Greater Augusta Arts Council to distribute to the non-profit arts community. Funding through the FY21 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 undeserved audiences.

The total in the arts fund is $71,710 for allocation to Augusta’s non-profit arts community.  Organizations applying must have complete financial breakdown for

  • last completed fiscal year (audit or form 990) and
  • current year (profit & loss, balance sheet), plus
  • budget for next year.

The application period for FY21 ends July 20th at 5 PM.  The on-line applications are available at  Applications must be submitted via email to grants at [email protected].  Supporting documents must be mailed or hand delivered to the GAAC office, 1301 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901 within the application period.  Due to Covid 19, please call first to make sure there is someone in the office, 706-826-4702.

Eligibility requirements include: Organizations must be a legally designated non-profit for a minimum of 1 year, with full financial documentation from the previous fiscal, the current fiscal year, and a 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 arts and/or cultural programming which impacts and benefits the Augusta Richmond County community.


 Greater Augusta Arts Council :: PO Box 1776 :: Augusta, GA 30903

The mission of the Greater Augusta Arts Council is to enrich the quality of life for citizens
and visitors by advancing vibrant cultural arts