Forsyth Arts Alliance opens applications for grants



FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. – Grants in support of arts that benefit Forsyth County residents are available for 2014 through the Forsyth County Arts Alliance.

Nonprofit and governmental organizations that “enrich the quality of life in Cumming-Forsyth County by connecting people to the arts” are encouraged to apply.

Letters of intent to apply for grants are due by April 25. Applications for funding are due on May 23, and funds will become available in July.

“This marks the sixth year in our distribution of funds,” said Alliance Board President Dr. Linda Roberts-Betsch. “We awarded $50,000 to 11 various projects last year and look forward to seeing the benefits these funds can provide again in 2014.”

Interested organizations may access the application form and guidelines online at

Additionally, the alliance will provide a free workshop with more instructions on applying for funds from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 18 at the Post Road Library, 5010 Post Road in Cumming.

Registration is required.

To register, visit the “Community Calendar” on the Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce’s website at, by calling 770-887-6461 or emailing

For more, contact Linda Roberts-Betsch at or 404-272-7788.

FH 03-12-14

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