Augusta City Arts Grants

Each year, the City of Augusta allocates funding to the Greater Augusta Arts Council (GAAC) to distribute to the arts 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 2024, funds will be re-allocated in increments to support General Operating Expenses – up to $7,000, and to support specific Art Projects – up to $5,000.

Funding through the FY24 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

FY24 Applications Open May 19, 2023

The online applications will be available at a link at the CSRA Community Foundation beginning May 19, 2023.  The application period begins May 19, 2023 with a deadline of 5:00 pm, July 26, 2023. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for panel review.


View or download the Augusta City Arts Grants Guidelines

(link to pdf)


FY23 City Arts Grant FINAL REPORT – Project (link to pdf)

FY23 City Arts Grant FINAL REPORT – General Operating (link to pdf)

Past Organizations Awarded 

Organizations awarded grants from the City Art Grant program in the past are listed below, alphabetically. Click on their name to be taken to each organization’s website to learn more.


If your organization was awarded a City Arts Grants, please use the logos below as specified in the grant acceptance criteria. To download the best copy of each image possible, please right click on the logo, click “open in new tab,” and save the image that opens in the new tab.