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Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, Inc. report

Collection number: ahc.MSS827f

Scope and Content

The collection contains one report titled The Feasibility of United Arts Fund Raising in Metropolitan Atlanta. The study was initiated by the Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, Inc. and funded by a grant from the emergency fund of the governor of Georgia, George Busbee. The report recommended a united funding approach separate from the Atlanta Arts Alliance (which included the Alliance Theatre, the Atlanta College of Art, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and the High Museum of Art) to provide funding for local arts organizations.


  • 1981


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

In 1979, Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, Inc. formed when representatives from Atlanta arts organizations came together to assess the feasibility of collecting financial support from local corporations and foundations. Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, Inc. commissioned C.W. Shaver and Company, Inc., a national fundraising company specializing in arts and higher education, to identify strategies for arts fundraising efforts in the greater Atlanta area.


1 folder(s)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 2000

Description Control

This collection was processed in 2018.

Metro Atlanta Arts Fund, Inc. report
Louanne Heintz
November 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305