19 May Annual City Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications Now
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2022 – Augusta, GA
Annual City Arts Grant Program Accepting Applications Now
Upwards of $70,000 to be distributed to qualifying local arts organizations 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
2023, 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 FY23 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 total in the arts fund is $71,710 for allocation to Augusta non-profit arts community.
Organizations applying must complete financial reports.
The on-line applications will be available at www.augustaarts.com/grants
beginning May 19, 2022. Applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supporting documents must be mailed, emailed or hand delivered to the GAAC Office within
the application period. The application period begins May 19, 2022 with a deadline of 3 pm,
July 13, 2022. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered for panel review.
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, 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.
Deadline to Apply: July 13, 2022 at 3pm
Contact Rhian Swain