08/27/2013

Georgia Council for the Arts Offers Support for Georgia’s Creative Economy

Georgia’s creative arts industry boosts local economies and represents 4.7 percent of the state’s employment, generating $29 billion of annual revenue.
 
Did you know that the Atlanta metro area has the most arts-related businesses per capita nationwide?
 
Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) recently awarded grant funding for fiscal year 2014 to 66 organizations throughout the state.
 
Karen Paty, Director of GCA, joined John Clark and the Georgia News Network to share the latest news and happenings with listeners.
 
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GCA empowers the arts industry in Georgia and artists around the state to cultivate healthy, vibrant communities that are rich in civic participation, cultural development and economic prosperity.
 
A division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, GCA provides grant funding, programs and services statewide that support this vital industry, preserve our cultural heritage and create increased access to high quality arts experiences.
 
To learn more about the Georgia Council for the Arts, visit www.gaarts.org

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