Request for Proposal - Arts in Community Awards: Resilience

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  1. Call Summary
  2. Program Overview
  3. Public Art Goals & Criteria
  4. Eligibility
  5. Budget
  6. Timeline

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) will issue 50 awards at $2,000 each to fund proposals for public art projects, events, or activities that contribute to the vitality, unique identity, and livability of the Athens community. The deadline to apply is August 7, 2020. Projects/events/activities must be completed by June 30, 2021.

Download the complete RFP (PDF)

Arts in Community Awards: Resilience Submissions:

All proposals must be submitted to Athens-Clarke County’s online system of calls for entry, care of the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC).

All of the following must accompany your submission to be considered by a citizen selection panel:

  1. Applicant contact information.
  2. Detailed description of the proposed project/event/activity, including: 
    • artistic media(s), location and/or platform (including digital); 
    • if an event, the date(s) and time(s); 
    • how the public will interact with the project/event/activity (within social distancing guidelines, including a contingency plan);
    • promotional plan (including acknowledgment of Athens-Clarke County Unified Government as funder); and 
    • the impact (if any) of COVID-19 on your ability to execute the project/event/activity.
  3. Resumé and biographical statement of the Project Lead and/or lead artist.


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