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Savannah’s Deep Center Wins Competitive National Grant of $75,000

Atlanta – South Arts is pleased to announce that Savannah’s Deep Center will receive $75,000 through Creativity Connects: National Demonstration Projects, a special initiative undertaken by the US Regional Arts Organizations (RAOs) with generous support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This initiative, part of the National Endowment for the […]


South Arts Awards Over $20,000 in Literary Arts Grants throughout Region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 23, 2016 Atlanta – South Arts, a Regional Arts Organization serving nine states in the Southeast, has announced $20,586 in grants to 14 literary arts presenting organizations throughout the region. These grants, made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, support organizations presenting out-of-state […]


South Arts Awards Over $310,000 in Arts Grants throughout Region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 9, 2016 Atlanta – South Arts, a Regional Arts Organization serving nine states in the Southeast, has announced $310,555 in grants to 73 arts organizations throughout the region. These grants, made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, support organizations presenting out-of-state artists for […]


Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers Announces Screening Partners for 2016-2017

April 22, 2016, Atlanta, GA – South Arts has announced the 21 screening partners participating in the 2016-2017 Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers. Southern Circuit, the national’s original regional tour of independent films and filmmakers, coordinates multi-week tours for invited filmmakers and their work. Filmmakers participate in community screenings […]


Performing Arts Emergency Preparedness Initiative

Preservation and Arts Organizations Partner on Performing Arts Emergency Preparedness Initiative March 17, 2016, Atlanta, GA – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation recently awarded a grant of $50,000 to LYRASIS, a leading member-based non-profit organization serving libraries, archives, and museums, to facilitate planning with eight partner organizations to design a […]


South Arts Awards Nearly $350,000 in Arts Grants throughout Region

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2015 Atlanta – South Arts, a Regional Arts Organization serving nine states in the Southeast, has announced $348,965 in grants to 97 arts organizations throughout the region. These grants, made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, support organizations presenting out-of-state artists […]


South Arts Expands Program to Build Modern Dance and Contemporary Ballet Audiences

Atlanta – South Arts announces its third cohort of ten arts presenters participating in its Dance Touring Initiative (DTI), a competitive and intensive three-year program supporting performing arts presenters throughout the South. With funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, venues across the South will develop a rich selection […]