Application


Are You Ready to Submit Your Application?

All applicants are required to contact Nikki Estes at 404-874-7244 ext. 16 to discuss eligibility prior to submitting an application.

All grant applications must be submitted online using the eGrant system. We recommend that you visit the site early to create your account, and become familiar with the system. Complete your application in eGrant and upload required materials as detailed below. Applicants will be notified of funding decisions by email within 4 weeks of application submission.

South Arts strictly adheres to deadlines and will NOT accept applications that are late or incomplete. Deadlines are not extended due to inclement weather. Applicants must agree to the Contract Terms of Agreement and Assurance of Compliance prior to submission.


Please be sure to follow the instructions specifically for the Planning Grant or the Travel Grant:

Planning Grant applicants are required to submit online the following at least 60 days prior to the activities:

  • Application
  • Proof of government status (if applicable)
  • Signed letter of intent or contract between the artist/company and the presenting organization stating the services (performance and residency), date(s) and fee (signed by both parties) and a signed letter of intent or contract for the planning visit (as part of the same contract or as a contract addendum)
  • Artist’s biography/career summary
  • Presenter’s most recent season brochure

Travel Grant applicants are required to submit online the following at least 60 days prior to the activities:

  • Application
  • Proof of government status (if applicable)
  • Brochure or other background materials on the conference, workshop or event
  • Registration form
  • Presenter’s most recent season brochure