Great audiences deserve great art.

Grants for organizations connect communities to arts experiences that free imaginations and set souls alight. Explore funding opportunities today.

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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.

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Express Grants

Open to organizations in rural communities of 50,000 people or less, the Express Grant program offers expedited awards of up to $2,000.

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Presentation Grants

Offering grants of up to $7,500 for organizations to present a Southern artist for a performing arts, literary arts, visual arts, or film engagement.

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Professional Development and Artist Planning Grants

Awards of up to $1,000 intended to strengthen program design, increase organizational capacity, or support the professional development needs of presenters in South Arts' nine-state service area.

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Southern Cultural Treasures

A new, multi-year program supporting BIPOC-led and -serving arts and cultural organizations with grants of up to $300,000, networks to support growth, and more.

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Sustainability Grants for Film and Literary Organizations

Made possible by the American Rescue Plan and National Endowment for the Arts, grants of up to $10,000 are available for organizations supporting film/filmmakers and literary works/writers/poets

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Traditional Arts Touring Grants

Awards of up to $5,000 supporting artist honoraria and travel expenses, Traditional Arts Touring Grants support public exhibitions or performances of folk & traditional artist and ensembles.

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