United Arts of Cobb has merged into The Marietta Kiwanis Foundation and created the new Marietta Kiwanis Art Fund. This new endowment fund will follow the same general guidelines as did United Arts of Cobb. The first grants from the fund will be made this spring to qualified organizations. Qualifications are outlined below:


The grant must be used for children’s educational programming. Non-profit arts organizations that engage in educational work are eligible to apply for funding. Additionally, applicants must have had their 501(c)(3)designation for at least one year and be headquartered in Cobb County. Similar to past donations, the Kiwanis Foundation Arts Committee will review the applications and make recommendations to the Kiwanis Board who will make the final decision.


By May 31, 2018, please submit the following to Pat Huey by email to or by fax to 770-438-0245:

  • Brief education program description (1-2 pages). Please state whether the program already exists, or is proposed as a new program for your organization. Please also indicate how many students are served by your program.
  • Program budget (please name other contributed income funding sources)
  • (If program is already in place) Support material such as brochures, website address, flyers, performance playbills - to prove existence of program
  • Summary budget of entire organization
  • Brief overview of entire organization and its mission (1-2 pages)
  • Copy of IRS determination letter for 501(c)(3) status
  • Copy of most recent 990 tax return OR copy of most recent audited or CPA-reviewed financial statement
  • # of Children Served

All items need to be submitted electronically no later than midnight May 31, 2018.