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The Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture today announced a deadline extension for the 2023 Contracts for Services (CFS) arts funding cycle. The new application deadline is Monday, January 16, 2023.

Each year, Fulton County invests in non-profit organizations to ensure that Fulton County citizens enjoy a wide array of rich arts experiences. Funding awards ranging from $1,000 to $50,000 are available for Fulton County based artists, non-profit arts, organizations, non-profit cultural institutions, colleges and universities, schools, municipalities, and community based non-profit organizations in the form of essential project support.

Eligible applicants are encouraged to apply for these service contracts, which are designed to support arts programming taking place January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023.

The Contracts for Services (CFS) Program provides unrestricted general operating and project support to nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, arts & culture organizations, cultural institutions, colleges, and universities, as well as units of government that produce or present ongoing arts programming open to the public. Contractors present programs that reflect Fulton County's cultural diversity, and capture the imagination of adults, families, and youth, invigorate neighborhood growth, support economic development, and provides jobs.

All application components are due Monday, January 16, 2023 via WebGrants by 11:59 p.m.

Applications must be completed and submitted through the WebGrants system:

Deadlines for completed applications and final reports will be strictly enforced. Interested applicants are encouraged to review the program guidelines at and contact CFS staff to verify eligibility. Staff members are available to assist organizations throughout the application process. Applications or components of the application submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

For more information and to verify eligibility, please call 404-612-5780.

Arts and Culture Contracts for Services Arts Funding Cycle 2023


We believe the arts are essential to the quality of life of our citizens and to the economic and social health of our communities. The mission of the Fulton County Department of Arts and Culture is to insure all citizens’ access to the arts.


The Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture assists the Fulton County Commission in the development of public policy on public support for the arts industry, makes recommendations to Fulton County Commissioners on funding the arts, and generally oversees the development and implementation of publicly assisted programs that address the diverse cultural needs for Fulton County's citizens.

The department funds contract arts organizations, manages Fulton County’s Public Art Program, provides art instruction for children, teens, and adults, and over 100 annual cultural events through two neighborhood Arts Centers, Public Art, and Community Partnerships.

The department also organizes master classes, workshops, and other training for artists and arts organizations and operates galleries and performance venues.

The Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture operates two art centers and programs. FCAC provides art instruction for all ages and various disciplines, including visual art, dance, theatre, music, multi-media, creative writing, and quilting. The department also produces arts and cultural events throughout the year, including exhibitions, plays, concerts, poetry readings, book signings, dance concerts, and more.

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Abernathy arts center

Hours of Operations:            Closed to the Public

emma darnell museum and conference center

Hours of Operations:          Closed for COVID-19 Related Services and Arts Center Use

Johns Creek Arts Center

Hours of Operations:    Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

West End Arts Center

Hours of Operations:          Tues: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Wed: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Thurs: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

hammonds house museum