Source: US State of Georgia
ATLANTA (October 23, 2020) | Wednesday, it was announced that Community Arts Association in Newton County will be receiving a $5,000 Vibrant Communities Grant from the Georgia Council for the Arts, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
“While many businesses throughout the state continue to face barriers returning to normalcy, it is important that we don’t overlook the important role that art and culture institutions play in our communities,” said Sen. Brian Strickland (R – McDonough). “I am grateful to see that Newton County was selected for this grant that will aid District 17 in retaining arts programming for all to enjoy. I look forward to working with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Georgia Council for the Arts and other organizations to continue to find vital funding for our district.”
Community Arts Association in Newton County was one of 77 entities in 58 counties across Georgia that were selected for a Vibrant Communities Grant for the 2021 Fiscal Year. To learn more about these grants and for a full list of all of this year’s recipients, visit the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s website here: https://www.georgia.org/newsroom/press-releases/georgia-council-arts-awards-77-organizations-more-585000-grant-funding.
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For Immediate Release:
Oct. 23, 2020
Andrew Allison, Director