Bridge Grants Program for Non-profit Arts Organizations in Georgia

Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) is seeking applications for its 2023 Bridge Grants to provide general operating support for non-profit arts organizations affected by COVID.

Donor Name: Georgia Council for the Arts

State: Georgia

County: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 02/03/2022

Size of the Grant: $12,000 to $50,000

Grant Duration: 7 months


GCA supports all types of arts projects and organizations, from small to large, emerging to established, traditional to contemporary, rural to urban, and community-based to professional.

GCA Goals

  • Catalyze economic development through the arts
  • Enrich individual lives through the arts
  • Build community vitality
  • Tell the story of the impact of the arts in Georgia

Funding Information

Grant range from $12,000 to $50,000 depending on the budget size of the applicant organization.

Funding Period

Funds may be used for any eligible operating expenses within the funding period (July 1, 2022- June 30, 2023).

Eligible Applicants

All eligible applicants must:

  • Be a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization, which GCA defines as an organization which has an arts-based mission statement and at least 50% of its programming is arts-based.
  • Be located in Georgia.
  • Be registered with the Georgia Secretary of State.
  • Have completed all requirements of any previous GCA or State of Georgia grant awarded prior to FY22.

Who is not eligible to apply for a Bridge Grant?

  • Individuals
  • Organizations with fiscal agents
  • Organizations that do not have their own IRS 501(c)(3) status
  • Corporations or for-profit businesses
  • Schools
  • Libraries
  • Colleges or universities, nonprofits associated with colleges or universities, or arts entities that are a part of colleges or universities
  • Organizations that are based outside of Georgia
  • Local government entities and arts institutions that are a part of local government
  • Non-arts organizations

For more information, visit Bridge Grants.