Georgians for the Arts

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  • Tax Refund Contributions To GCA
    On March 23, 2021, the Georgia House of Representatives submitted as a pre-filing for the 2022-23 Georgia legislative session a bill to give Georgia taxpayers an option to contribute a portion of a tax refund to the Georgia Council for the Arts.
  • 2021 GA Economic Impact Factsheet Recently Released.
    Washington, D.C., April 2021. The most recent BEA numbers (2019) have shown the rising strength of the arts & culture sector in GA prior to the devastation of COVID-19. Now, creative industries have felt the full impact of COVID-19, and need your help.

Advocacy Campaigns, Petitions, and Surveys

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Other GA4Arts News & Updates

  • Arts Action Summit & Arts Advocacy Week
  • Senator David Perdue / Voting Record
    The Arts Action Fund’s Congressional Arts Report Card is a one-stop guide to help you make informed decisions at the ballot box. We’ve used metrics and analysis based on previous congression voting records, sponsorship of key arts legislation, and participation in the cultural caucuses.
  • Arts Advocacy Regional Roundtable – Acworth
      Fortunately and with a bit of good timing, ArtsGeorgia and Acworth Cultural Arts convened a Community Arts Advocacy Roundtable at the ACA office in downtown Acworth on Saturday, March 7 ahead of the recent pandemic shutdown. The purpose of this roundtable was to launch a new series of community …
  • Arts Advocacy Regional Roundtable – Savannah
      by Kristopher Monroe     Arts advocacy isn’t always as sexy and fun as organizing a splashy music festival, a lively theater production, or a compelling visual art opening. But advocacy is an indispensable element of the undergirding infrastructure that supports the arts, particularly at the local level. The …
  • Arts Advocacy Regional Roundtable – Macon
     by Julie Wilkerson   On Monday, September 16, ArtsGeorgia and the Macon Arts Alliance hosted the first in a series of regional Arts Advocacy Roundtables at the Mill Hill Community Arts Center in Macon for a discussion about local, state and national arts advocacy related topics. The local arts and …
  • Arts Advocacy Roundtable – 2019
      ArtsGeorgia convened the 2019 Arts Advocacy Roundtable along with our co-hosts, C4 Atlanta, the Arts & Culture Alliance of Chatham County and the United Arts Front at the Woodruff Arts Center in June 2019. This latest roundtable included advocates from Atlanta, Columbus, Decatur, Macon, Marietta, Milledgeville, Rome and Savannah, …
  • Arts Advocacy Roundtable – 2018
      ArtsGeorgia convened the first Arts Advocacy Roundtable at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA) in June 2018. Representatives from Georgia’s arts and culture nonprofits with active advocacy programs from the Atlanta-Metro area, and from as far away as Savannah were at the table. Members from ArtsGeorgia, …
  • Meet Jason Buelterman, Chatham County Commission Chairman Candidate
    Following up to the Sunday, November 1 Savannah Morning News’ ‘Jason Buelterman aims to build ‘good relationships’ in his run for Chatham Commission chair, Jason was asked to respond to his vision of how arts and culture should be positioned in Chatham County.  In response, he shared: If elected as …
  • Meet Chester Ellis, Chatham County Commission Chairman Candidate
    Following up to the Sunday, November 1 Savannah Morning News’ ‘Community pastor’ Chester Ellis shares the story behind his bid for Chatham Commission chair, Chester was asked to respond to his vision of how arts and culture should be positioned in Chatham County.  In response, he shared: I fully support …

Spotlight on the Artists

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  • Artist Spotlight
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ICYMI Headlines From Across Georgia

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Originally posted by Georgia Center for Nonprofits
Submitted by Carmen Graciela Díaz on August 2, 2021 National Assembly of State Arts Agencies released a new report that "provides a forecast of state government funding for the arts in fiscal year 2022." Due to the COVID19 pandemic, according to the report, "several states are changing their budget… Read more
Originally posted by Grantmakers in the Arts
Submitted by Carmen Graciela Díaz on August 2, 2021 Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust awarded recently more than $2 million to 26 performing arts organizations to "help strengthen performing arts organizations’ re-emergence following severe disruption caused by the pandemic and provide vitally important access," according to the press release…. Read more
Originally posted by Grantmakers in the Arts
Our partners at Gulfstream are working with the United Way to provide the following online sessions for free to all nonprofits.Registration requires a free GCN account.  Questions? Contact Donna Leggett at dleggett@gcn.org. Advanced Board Clinic Part one: Wednesday, September 15 Part two: Wednesday, September 29 11:00 am – 12 noon… Read more
Originally posted by Georgia Center for Nonprofits
Submitted by Carmen Graciela Díaz on August 2, 2021 "Discover Somatic Practices to Embody Racial Justice in Your Work," a free workshop with Dara Silverman & Brooke Stepp offered by Strozzi Institute, seeks to tackle "how to transform patterns that reinforce unhealthy power structures — in your life, in… Read more
Originally posted by Grantmakers in the Arts
Submitted by Carmen Graciela Díaz on August 1, 2021 For the month of August, GIA’s photo banner features work supported by Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange. This is the text Creative Arkansas Community Hub & Exchange (CACHE) submitted for this Spotlight: At CACHE, we work with creatives, communities,… Read more
Originally posted by Grantmakers in the Arts
Friday, July 30, 2021Category: Americans for the Arts NewsCatch up on blogs about the STAR Act, supporting Native artists, and a North Carolina arts leader; an exhibit that’s redefining public art monuments using augmented reality; and the final sessions of our DIALogues professional development webinar collection for early arts leaders. … Read more
Originally posted by Americans for the Arts News
(Image: Black Voters Matter) The latest updates from our members and partners, highlighting accomplishments and impact, new partnerships, staff moves, and more. Got news of your own? Send your latest to now@gcn.org. Not yet a member? Learn about the benefits, and join us!   GCN update             … Read more
Originally posted by Georgia Center for Nonprofits
The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation (NACF) is the only national philanthropic organization focused exclusively on Native arts and cultures with a deep commitment to supporting Native artists in a spirit of advancing equity and cultural knowledge for American Indian, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native communities. NACF is especially active in… Read more
Originally posted by AFTA ArtsBlog
Date September 16, 2021 Board Bites are one-hour workshops covering nonprofit board governance issues, designed for board members and key staff who work consistently with the board of directors. Covering a different topic every month, sessions begin by focusing on board roles and responsibilities before taking a deeper dive… Read more
Originally posted by Georgia Center for Nonprofits
Submitted by Nadia Elokdah on July 26, 2021 The LA County Department of Arts and Culture (Arts and Culture) is issuing this Request for Proposals to businesses, organizations, and individuals that are interested in and qualified to provide an Arts and Culture Needs Assessment for Los Angeles County. An… Read more
Originally posted by Grantmakers in the Arts
Submitted by Carmen Graciela Díaz on July 26, 2021 Philadelphia's arts and cultural organizations response to the pandemic and what's next is at the center of a recent article at The Pew Charitable Trusts. Read here. … Read more
Originally posted by Grantmakers in the Arts