Starkville Area Arts Council awards grants to organizations and individuals for artistic endeavors in Oktibbeha County across all art disciplines: visual arts, performing arts, literary arts, and arts education. The organization or project must align with SAAC's mission to build a strong, creative, connected community through art. For organizations with robust arts programming, SAAC will consider requests for general operating support. We are particularly interested in projects (or public programs) that use art to address community issues, or provide direct services (in the arts) to communities in need, or create public works of art. SAAC is unlikely to fund another scholarship program and is RARELY the sole funder for a project. This is not an exhaustive list: please feel free to call us before applying!
PLEASE NOTE: Most grant amounts are in the $500-1,000 range. Grant requests greater than $2,500 will not be considered.
DEADLINES: Applications must be for projects that will be completed by June 30, 2019. Applications are due on/before April 1, 2019. Applications may close if all funding is awarded before the deadline.