The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro Nears Annual Arts Fund Goal

Greensboro, NC, June 18, 2024 – The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro is pleased to announce that it is just $28,000 away from meeting its $500,000 annual fund goal. To date, the organization has raised $ 1,052,192.00 through grants and individual giving. With the support of individuals, foundations, Guilford County, and the North Carolina Arts Council, The ACGG elevates the role the arts play in building a strong, vibrant community. It amplifies the richness of arts offerings across the Greater Greensboro Region and supports organizations and artists through competitive grant programs, strategic leadership, advocacy, promotional and shared services for arts organizations, and professional development.

With only 13 days left to reach or exceed this goal, The ACGG calls on the community for their continued support. “The response from our donors and supporters has been incredibly heartwarming,” said Lisa Johnson, co-chair of the Annual Fund Council, along with husband Buster Johnson. 

“We are grateful for the community's unwavering support and enthusiasm for the arts. Access to the arts is essential for cognitive, educational, community, and economic development. Reaching our goal will ensure we can continue providing valuable programs and opportunities for artists and arts organizations alike."”.

The mission of the Arts Council of Greater Greensboro is to cultivate an inclusive, sustainable, and vibrant community through the support, promotion, and expansion of the arts. By fostering a vibrant cultural environment, the Council aims to enrich lives, promote economic vitality, and bring people together. The Arts Council encourages everyone to contribute and help close the gap.

Donations can be made online through the Arts Council’s website or by contacting their office directly. For more information or to donate, please visit The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro at www.TheACGG.org or call (336) 333-7450.

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About The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro (The ACGG)

The Arts Council of Greater Greensboro is dedicated to fostering creativity and enriching the cultural lives of all residents. The ACGG strives to support, promote, and elevate local arts and cultural organizations, making a lasting impact in the community.