Georgia communities are successfully using the arts as a part of their local economic development efforts. The creative industries in Georgia represent a combined $37 billion in revenue, including 200,000 employees earning $12.1 billion in wages. Georgia’s creative economy not only contributes to the state’s bottom line, but also draws millions of tourists each year, adds significantly to the quality of life and vitality of every community, and represents the bulk of Georgia’s rich cultural identity. Our thriving creative economy contributes to Georgia being not only an ideal place to do business, but also an incredible place to live and explore.
Community Impact Stories
Deep this year deepened our partnership with the Chatham County Juvenile Court, which is currently struggling to shift its internal culture and systems to curb the over-sentencing of youth, especially
Through the GCA funds, ART in SpARTa: The Sequel was able to engage additional tactics to reach an even broader public. This outreach helped alert our neighboring counties of a
WE were able to expose the community to a variety of EXCELLENT Georgia artists that they would otherwise not be able to enjoy! I wanted to share this small note