Saturday, September 5, 2009

Atlanta Artists and Arts Organizations Invited to Apply for Funding through Contracts for Arts Services

The City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs, a division of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, is pleased to announce that the deadline for 2009 - 2010 Contracts for Arts Services applications is September 30, 2009.

Applications will be accepted in the following five categories:

Major Arts Organizations
Arts Organizations
Community Cultural Development
Artist Projects
Emerging Artist Award for Media Arts

Eligibility: To qualify for funding, artists must be residents of the City of Atlanta. Community and arts organizations must be headquartered within Atlanta city limits, incorporated in the State of Georgia and have 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt status.

Eligible Activities:
- Publicly accessible arts programs in all art disciplines.

- Community arts programs that provide arts opportunities to the public

- Artistic components of festivals

- All funded activities must take place in city limits of Atlanta and result in presentations that are available to the public.

Applications are available at For further information or assistance, contact Monica Prothro at 404-817-6849 or email to

The Contracts for Arts Services program awards contracts related to the production, creation, presentation, exhibition and managerial support of artistic and cultural services in the City of Atlanta. For over 30 years, the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs’ Contracts for Arts Services program has contributed over $13 million to support Atlanta’s thriving artistic community.
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