Expression⁠—no longer in the abstract.

Funding from South Arts can make that long-gestating project of yours a reality. Explore our artist grants & fellowships today.


Cross-Sector Impact Grants

Offering matching awards of up to $15,000, Cross-Sector Impact Grants connect creative practices with other disciplines through impactful projects and public-facing events.


Emerging Traditional Artists Program

Providing a platform for traditional artists to connect with their peers, participate in professional development, and receive funds to pursue projects & learning opportunities.


Individual Artist Career Opportunity Grant

Take advantage of the opportunity in front of you. Grants of up to $2,000 are available for artists hoping to take the next step in their careers.


Jazz Road

Jazz creativity made possible. This national program offers grants directly to artists so they can build a tour into new communities or develop a residency to further explore their work.


Southern Prize and State Fellowships for Literary Arts

NEW! Supporting writers in the South with $80,000 in awards. The eligible genre for 2024 is Fiction.


Southern Prize and State Fellowships for Visual Arts

Acknowledging and supporting the highest quality visual art created in the South. Each year, we award $80,000 to nine artists, and display their work in an exhibition.


Artists, need application support?

Questions about portfolio requirements? What about navigating our application portals? Whatever you may need, the South Arts team is here to help.

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