Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

The Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County’s vision is to provide a diverse, vibrant, prosperous, and sustainable arts and culture industry in Chatham County.
Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

Arts and Culture Alliance of Chatham County

  • 2025 ACE Investment Program Open
    Funding applications for the Arts and Culture Enrichment (ACE) Program are open until 5 PM on Sunday, July 28th. Late submissions will not be accepted. The program offers up to $100K in investment to strengthen Savannah’s economic, physical, and social vitality through arts, culture, and creative disciplines.
  • Public Comment re: FY 2024 Budget
    Addressing record low cultural arts funding in the FY 2024 proposed budget, this speech was shared with the City Council on November 21, 2023, during the 1st public comment meeting.
  • FY 2024 Budget and Hotel/Motel Tax Use
    During their budget retreat workshop, this letter was shared with the City Council on November 17, 2023. to address shortages in cultural arts funding.

Other ACACC News and Updates

  • 2025 ACE Investment Program Open
    Funding applications for the Arts and Culture Enrichment (ACE) Program are open until 5 PM on Sunday, July 28th. Late submissions will not be accepted. The program offers up to $100K in investment to strengthen Savannah’s economic, physical, and social vitality through arts, culture, and creative disciplines.
  • FY 2024 Budget and Hotel/Motel Tax Use
    During their budget retreat workshop, this letter was shared with the City Council on November 17, 2023. to address shortages in cultural arts funding.
  • Emphasis Needed For More 2023 Arts and Culture Investments
    You need only act if you want to see the City of Savannah’s renewed focus on supporting the arts and culture community, which contributes so much to our community’s fabric, tourism, and economic development. Contact the Mayor, at-large Council Members, your Council Member, and the City Manager to communicate your …
  • Open Letter to the Mayor and City Council of The City of Savannah
    This is an unpublished letter initially sent to the Savannah Morning News addressing misconceptions about how the City of Savannah invests in its cultural arts organizations. In addition, commenting on the trend of not investing enough in the local organizations to provide their services to the residents of Savannah residents.
  • Letter to Savannah Morning News Editor (Johnny Mercer Theatre)
    The fate of the Johnny Mercer Theatre may soon be decided. Opposing arguments are made to either renovate or demolish the facility. However, I have not seen serious discussion about the real, measurable impact if the Theatre were lost. Before a decision, there is an undeniable need for a viable and concrete solution for a comparable venue.
  • City of Savannah Priorities Roundtable Working Group (3/4/22)
    Meeting Update for 3/4/2022Roundtable Working Group is an ongoing series of meetings for the arts and culture community to come together. The series is designed to discuss public policy issues impacting artists and arts and culture organizations with the intent of delivering an ongoing unified message to our public policymakers.
  • House District 165 Arts and Culture Questionnaire
    On September 24, Georgians for the Arts contacted all candidates running for Georgia House District 165 to complete a short arts and culture survey. The purpose of the survey was to collect their positions on a variety of topics. Candidates Sabrina Greene-Kent and Edna Jackson responded. Alternatively, candidates Clinton Cowart, Antwan Lang, and Clinton Young were unable or unwilling to respond after several attempts.
  • Governor Kemp Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month
    Arts and Humanities Month celebrates access to the arts at local, state, and national levels, encouraging individuals, organizations, and communities to participate in the arts, offering opportunities for local leaders to show their support of the arts, and raising public awareness about the role the arts and humanities play in our communities and lives.
  • Chatham County Proclaims October as Arts and Humanities Month
    Arts and Humanities Month celebrates access to the arts at local, state, and national levels, encouraging individuals, organizations, and communities to participate in the arts, offering opportunities for local leaders to show their support of the arts, and raising public awareness about the role the arts and humanities play in our communities and lives.

From Georgians for the Arts

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