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Georgia Council for the Arts empowers the arts industry in Georgia and artists around the state to cultivate healthy, vibrant communities that are rich in civic participation, cultural development and economic prosperity. LEARN MORE.

 

BENEFITS

With the support of Georgia Council for the Arts, arts organizations and artists in Georgia:

  • Drive tourism, create jobs and attract new businesses to our state.
  • Revitalize communities.
  • Engage citizens in programs and services that offer benefits ranging from improved physical and mental health and increased civic engagement to new skills development and better problem-solving.
  • Play an essential role in education, cultivating the next generation of entrepreneurs, leaders, inventors, and creative problem solvers that will place Georgia as a leader in the global economy.
  • Build and invest in community connections creating a collective sense of place and identity.

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GRANTS & PROGRAMS SUPPORTING THE ARTS IN GEORGIA

  • Arts dedicated entities can apply for a Partner Grant that support an organization's operational budget.
  • Nonprofit organizations or units of government presenting or producing high quality arts programs can apply for a Project Grants that support individual arts programming, productions or events.
  • Cities, Counties or Authorities partnering with arts entities to create sustainable local tourism products can apply for a Tourism Product Development Grant
  • High School students can submit an original poem for consideration for the annual Poet Laureate's Prize
  • Community entities can request a reading by Georgia's Poet Laureate, Judson Mitcham
  • Visual Artists can submit their artwork for consideration for 'The Art of Georgia,' a rotating exhibit in The Office of the Governor
  • Nominate an organization or individual that has made significant contributions to the arts and humanities for a Governor's Awards for the Arts & Humanities
  • Communities can apply to be the recipient of a GCA traveling exhibit

Learn more about arts funding and program opportunities.