Manage Your Grant


Please carefully read and follow these instructions. If you do not comply as specified, your organization could risk losing funding and future funding eligibility. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa Hollingsworth at 404-874-7244 ext. 814. 

Notify us if your project changes

If your project changes, submit your request for a grant change. (An example of a project change might be new dates for a festival due to bad weather.) Any changes to the project must be requested through the Request for Grant Change form. Your request is due at least 30 days prior to the project start date. Awards may be revised or revoked if changes are not approved. Please contact Teresa Hollingsworth at 404.874.7244 x 814 to discuss these conditions. 

Use credit line and logos 

It is required to give South Arts appropriate credit in your programs and publicity materials. You must use the South Arts logo in your publicity materials. For all print materials and electronic marketing (i.e., brochures, programs, flyers, websites, social media, and other promotional materials), the following credit line should be used: 

“This [activity] is funded in part by a grant from South Arts’ In These Mountains, Central Appalachian Folk Arts and Culture initiative.” 

Download the logos 

  • South Arts logo (You may download the South Arts logo in multiple formats as well as the brand guide on our Logo & Brand Guide page. Please note that South Arts updated our logo in May 2020.) 

NOTE: Grantees should remove the credit line and logos from publicity materials after the grant period. 

Submit your Final Report

Grantees will complete their Final Report Forms in Salesforce. Reports are due as follows:  

Final Report: Due July 17, 2024

South Arts is required to collect and report location data from grantees. You will need to provide the location (i.e., street address, city, state, and zip code) for each activity supported by our grant funds in the Final Report Form. Please plan for this requirement so that you can complete your report. Grant funds will not be processed if you fail to provide the requested data. 

Any organization that fails to submit the Interim and Final Reports will have their funds rescinded and will not be eligible to apply for funding in the future. 

Review grant payment process 

You will receive your grant funds via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). To receive your grant funds by EFT, please follow the instructions and complete this form

You will receive grant payments in two installments: fifty percent ($5,000.00) upfront by August 31, 2023; and fifty percent ($5,000.00) upon receipt of the Final Report. 

You are allowed to request an advance payment, up to 75% of your total grant amount. To do so, you must submit a written request at least 30 days prior to the project start date. The request should be on your organization’s letterhead with a signature and state the reason an advance payment is needed. Please allow up to 40 days for all grant payments.