Greater Augusta Arts Council  Project Grant to Individual Artists


The Greater Augusta Arts Council advances vibrant cultural arts in Augusta’s River Region, thus enriching the lives of citizens and visitors, and fostering growth in the arts sector of our economy.


As part of this mission, the Arts Council manages the responsible and systematic distribution of City Arts Grant funds to arts nonprofit organizations in Richmond County.

Application Forms:

Project Grant to Individual Artists BUDGET FORM (choose the format the works for you)

As an extension of this function as a local arts agency, the Greater Augusta Arts Council has been awarded National Endowment for the Arts funds from the American Rescue Plan to allocate funds individual artists who reside in the CSRA for arts projects they are planning to create July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023.


To ensure an optimal application, we highly recommend attending the weekly zoom Friday Office Hours, every Friday 2-3 pm until May 13, for Q&A sessions:

Purpose: To support subgranting to the arts sector in response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, with a committed effort to support projects in rural counties of the CSRA. The particular focus of this grant program is support the creation of new art in counties where the arts are not regularly supported by public funding. 


Additional Project Description: Subgrants will support individual artist stipends for specific programs and activities, during recovery from the devastating economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Intended Beneficiaries: The grants will help restore the local community’s cultural infrastructure, benefitting arts workers, artists, and audiences within the CSRA.


Intended Outcome: Artistic activities and traditions are supported to strengthen the nation’s cultural infrastructure.

Grant Snapshot:
  • How to apply: online
  • Maximum Award: $3,000
  • Open to: Individual Artists in the CSRA
  • Expected Output: tangible and publicly shared projects in artist’s discipline
  • Period of Performance: one year


  • Application available: April 1, 2022
  • Optional early review deadline: May 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
  • Final deadline: May 20, 2022 @ 3:00 pm
  • Announcement of awards: June 1, 2022
  • Earliest date for funded activities to begin: July 1, 2022
  • Latest date for funded activities to end: June 30, 2023
  • Final report due: July 31, 2023


Contact the GAAC grants team [email protected]

If accommodations are needed due to disability, please submit your request via the form here.  Requests for accommodations made after the grant deadline cannot be honored.

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