Arts organizations interested in these funding opportunities now have until 11:59 PM on Friday, August 18, 2023, to apply for funding. Both general operating and project-based funding requests are accepted.
As the City's program for granting public funding to arts and cultural activities, the MSA program awards funding to eligible non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations and creative projects for the production, creation, presentation, exhibition, and managerial support of artistic and cultural services in the City of Atlanta. Applications will be accepted in the following categories from arts and cultural organizations, community, and neighborhood organizations:
Major Arts Organizations
Community Cultural Development Organizations
Neighborhood Planning Units (NPUs) and Neighborhood Organizations
"Our goal is to provide support for the existence and excellence of artists and arts organizations in Atlanta," said Camille Russell Love, Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs. "We realize that the presence of artists and arts organizations is essential to Atlanta's cultural vitality."
First-time applicants interested in submitting a proposal for Municipal Support for the Arts funding must attend one of three virtual workshops covering the submission process. The required virtual workshops will be held on July 27 at 10:00 AM, August 3 at 2:00 PM, and August 10, 2023, at 10:00 AM via Microsoft Teams. Check the MSA page on our website for additional information and links to RSVP for the virtual workshops.
Returning and new respondents can submit a proposal for the Municipal Support for the Arts funding consideration by clicking here.
For more information—including the virtual workshops, and access to the application and guidelines—click here or contact the MSA Program Manager, Brittnee Buley, at firstname.lastname@example.org.