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The purpose of the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission (WAAC) shall be to assist Williamsburg City Council and James City County Board of Supervisors and other appropriate bodies and organizations in supporting and stimulating excellence in the arts and in creating an atmosphere which encourages the growth, development, and accessibility of cultural amenities for the benefit of citizens and visitors.

 

List of Commissioners

List of Commissioners

Arts Calendar
The arts calendar is an on-line listing which features a broad array of arts events and cultural performances in the greater Williamsburg area. The majority of these activities have been funded through the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission arts grant program.

Arts Calendar

Appyling for Grant: Application Guidelines
Information on how to apply for Williamsburg Area Arts Commission grant funding.

Application Check List

Applying for Grant: Criteria for Funding and Application Guidelines

The following criteria must be met before consideration of funding.

Criteria for Funding

Applying for Grant: Grant Application
The Williamsburg Area Arts Commission welcomes all 501(c)(3) arts and cultural organizations to apply for supplementary funding for a project or performance which meets WAAC grant requirements.

Grant Application

Awarded Funding: Grant  Award Guidelines and Checklist for Funding
Conditions for organizations who receive grant funding.

Grant Guidelines

Calendar Event Form
Submission form for the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission calendar. All projects, performances, and/or services must be funded through the WAAC arts grant program or sponsored by WAAC grant recipients.

Calendar Event Form

2013 Year-End Report Form
Required form for 2013 fiscal year grant recipients.

2013 Year-End Report Form

FY 2014 Grantees
Williamsburg Area Arts Commission grant recipients for the 2014 fiscal year:

FY 2014 Grantees

Funding Sources
Total funding for the FY 2014 arts grant program was $ 120,000. This comprises gifts of $55,000, in equal portions, made by The City of Williamsburg and James City County plus a $10,000 state challenge grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas Minutes
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Related Links

Arts Impact Study
The arts encourage academic achievement, nurture civic engagement, stimulate economic development and enhance the quality of life.

Following links provide reports, articles and research validating the value of the arts.

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Last updated: 4/18/2014 11:01:32 AM