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Arts Education Mini-Grants

Chiaha Guild gives art grants

Chiaha Guild of Arts and Crafts is dedicated to promoting the arts and arts education in Rome and Floyd County, Georgia.


Chiaha supports projects that improve and expand visual and performing arts education opportunities for PreK-12 students in Floyd County, Georgia.


The Chiaha Arts Education Mini-Grant is available for PreK-12 public and private schools and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations located in Floyd County. Verification of 501(c)(3) status is required.


The maximum request is $500.


To access the application form, click here.


Monday, September 23, 2024 at 5:00pm
Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Mini-Grant award winners will be notified on or before October 11, 2024. Checks will be presented at Chiaha Harvest Fair on October 26, 2024. A representative from the funded organization must be present to receive the award. Award winners are required to provide a final report in the form of a display board (minimum 22″ x 28″) with photographs and a description of the completed project to be displayed at the 2024 Chiaha Harvest Fair.


Your application will be evaluated on the following criteria:
  •     The project improves and expands arts educational opportunities in Floyd County, Georgia.
  •     The project reaches a substantial number of children or provides an in-depth experience.
  •     The project demonstrates artistic merit, sound planning and management, and impact.
  •     The project supports but does not supplant school district responsibilities.
  •     The project fulfills a need unmet by other programs.


  • Application Deadline –  September 23, 2024 at 5:00pm
  • Notification of Funding to Grantees –  October 11, 2024
  • Awards Presentation – October 26, 2024
  • Final Reports Due – May 31, 2025

Unfortunately, Chiaha is not able to fund all of the organizations or schools that apply for funding. As a result, the board evaluates applications with consideration given to projects that will most significantly benefit the students of Floyd County and with clear measures to demonstrate the program’s positive impact.