AthFest Educates Is A Non Profit Organization Committed To Sustaining And Advancing Music And Arts Education For Youth In Athens-Clarke County. To Fulfill Our Mission, We Produce Two Annual Fundraisers, The AthFest Music & Arts Festival And The AthHalf Half Marathon. The Proceeds From These Events Fund The Organization’s Bi-Annual Grant-Making Efforts.

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AthFest Educates director, jill helme describes the impact created by our non-profit.

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Annual Giving Letter

Your contributions really do make a difference.

Grant Awarded to Lyndon House

AthFest Educates awarded a grant to the Lyndon House Arts Center and artist David Hale to create the AthFest 20th Anniversary Mural.

AthFest Educates Awards $28,000 in Grants!

AthFest Educates has awarded over $28,000 in grants to local teachers and community educators in the ’17 – ’18 School Year.

2017 - 2018:

Announcing the 2017 - 2018 Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the following programs and schools who qualified for AthFest Educates grants.

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We Produce Two Annual Events as the Key Fundraisers for our Programs.