Almost 20 tourism grants of nearly $1.15 million will be awarded by the Marietta City Council. Courtesy of Marietta

Marietta Council approves tourism grants

The Marietta City Council agreed recently to issue nearly 20 tourism grants worth almost $1.15 million. They include $5,000 each to Friends of Brown Park, Friends of Brumby Hall and Symphony on the Square. An $8,000 grant will be given to Cobb Landmarks.

Grants of $10,000 will be given to Cobb NAACP Juneteenth, Actor’s Theatre of Georgia, Old Zion Heritage Museum and GA Metro Dance Theatre. A $15,000 grant will go to Georgia Symphony Orchestra.

More grant awards are:

  • $28,666 to Atlanta Lyric Theatre.
  • $38,558 to the Gone With The Wind facility.
  • $39,000 to Marietta Square Branding Project.
  • $45,000 to the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.
  • $47,000 to Marietta Gone With the Wind Museum.
  • $85,000 to Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art.
  • $104,936 to city services.
  • $137,000 to Marietta Museum of History.
  • $208,000 to Marietta Welcome Center.
  • $335,001 to promotion of tourism.

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