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The Rome Area Council for the Arts provides grants to support projects and organizations that utilize the arts to increase economic, social, and educational awareness and vitality in our community. Examples of projects that are eligible for RACA grants include, but are not limited to:

Performances (dance, theater, music), art exhibits, non-profit workshops/classes, demonstrations, readings, murals, sculpture, arts camps, arts related programs for students, and classroom residency by and artist.

RACA considers project grants between $100 and $1000, and partner grants between $1001 and $2500.

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Preference will be given to RACA members, 501(c)3 non-profit organizations and educational institutions.


RACA will not consider requests to fund staff salaries, general operating costs, debt reduction, specific promotion of religious or political doctrine, non-arts related entities/organizations, capital improvements or endowments.


Grant recipients will be required to acknowledge RACA’s support on all print material, press releases, social media, posters, announcements, etc.


Grant recipients will be required to submit a follow up report no less than 30 days after project completion that includes support materials as well as a questionnaire detailing how the project fulfilled its goals.


Read through the guidelines and application first! Prepare your thoughts for each question and then sit down to fill out the form. Make sure you download the budget form and have it filled out and saved so you can upload it when you are ready!

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