Fulton County Announces Funding Opportunities for the 2024 Contracts for Services Arts Funding Cycle

2024 Contracts for Services Program Funding Application

Fulton County Announces Funding Opportunities for the 2024 Contracts for Services Arts Funding Cycle

November 02, 2023
The application deadline is Thursday, January 18, 2024.

Fulton County Arts & Culture (FCAC) is pleased to announce funding opportunities for the 2024 Contracts for Services (CFS) funding cycle. 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.

Each year, Fulton County invests in non-profit organizations to ensure that Fulton County citizens enjoy a wide array of rich arts experiences.

“The goal is to increase access to cultural enrichment for our residents and provide resources for artists to thrive in a challenging economy,” said Arts & Culture Director David Manuel. “Our program mission is to not only provide accessibility for all County residents, but to also search for opportunities to expand cultural opportunities throughout Fulton County.”

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 for the general public. Award recipients present programs that reflect the cultural diversity of the County, captures the imagination of adults, families, and youth, invigorates neighborhood growth, and supports economic development.

Fulton County Arts & Culture will offer a series of virtual workshops as the ultimate companion tool for securing financial support. Please note the Workshop Schedule below:

1. Friday, November 3: The Artist Business Model (12 p.m. – 1 p.m.) 
Presented by Galloway Gonzalez Consulting, LLC.
Experts will explain the funding landscape, delve into the art and science of understanding the core audience, and demystify the world of business entities. 
Register: https://forms.gle/wsyuGEb5C3RYnTFV6

2. Friday, November 10: Preparing for Grants and Proposals (12 p.m. – 1 p.m.) 
Presented by Galloway Gonzalez Consulting, LLC.
This workshop will deconstruct the components of a great funding proposal. Participants will explore funding eligibility, project development, and master the art of budget development and fiscal management. 
Register: https://forms.gle/wsyuGEb5C3RYnTFV6

3. Friday, November 17: Proposal Reviews and Contract Ready (12 p.m. – 1 p.m.) 
Presented by Galloway Gonzalez Consulting, LLC.
Experts will guide participants through every step of the process; ensuring proposals are compelling and tailored to the meet the requirements of each funding opportunity. 
Register: https://forms.gle/wsyuGEb5C3RYnTFV6

FCAC will also offer free virtual workshops to review the guidelines and application process.  

1.  Tuesday, November 14: Application Process Webinar One (2 p.m. – 3 p.m.)
     Register: https://tinyurl.com/2024cfsweb

2.  Wednesday, November 29: Application Process Webinar Two (11 a.m. – 12 p.m.)  
     Register: https://tinyurl.com/2024cfsweb2

3. Friday, December 8: Application Process Webinar Three (3 p.m. – 4 p.m.)
     Register: https://tinyurl.com/2024cfsweb3

4. Monday, December 18: Application Process Webinar Four (2 p.m. – 3 p.m.)
     Register: https://tinyurl.com/2024cfsweb4

The 2024 applications will be accessible from Wednesday, November 1 until the application deadline - Thursday, January 18, 2024. Applications must be completed and submitted through the WebGrants system: http://fulton.dullestech.net

Deadlines for completed applications will be strictly enforced. For more information, including workshop details and registration, please visit www.fultonarts.org or call 404-612-5780.