A talented group of arts education partners, alongside national, state, and local grant-makers and corporate partners, allow Thomasville Center for the Arts to provide a robust menu of arts programming.

Resident arts education partners utilize classroom and performing spaces at the Center to provide high-quality artistic instruction in visual art, music, dance and performing arts, as well as bring renowned professional artists and performers to Southwest Georgia.

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Federal and private foundation funding plays an integral part in advancing the mission of the Center. Current grant makers supporting Thomasville Center for the Arts include:

  • Ben Grace Fund
  • Bradan Lane Foundation
  • Cherokee Foundation Charitable Trust
  • Chubb Literary Fund
  • Emily and Bill Searcy Charitable Trust
  • Georgia Council for the Arts
  • Jasper and Marthalene Davis Foundation
  • Lewis Hall & Mildred Sasser Singletary Foundation, Inc.
  • Marguerite Neel Williams Perpetual Fund
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • Parker Poe Charitable Trust
  • Perkins Foundation
  • Thomasville Antique Show Foundation, Inc.
  • Thomasville Entertainment Foundation
  • William Howard Flowers, Jr. Foundation, Inc.
  • Williams Family Foundation of Georgia, Inc.


Local schools, colleges, and educators partner with the Center to enhance arts education and integration efforts:

  • Brookwood School
  • Grady County Schools
  • Thomas County Schools
  • Thomas University
  • Thomasville City Schools

Each year, many generous corporate and individual donors participate in annual giving, Due South, Wildlife Arts Festival, program support, and the Center’s capital campaign.