Cordele to Complete CAC Renovations with $50K T-Mobile Grant

Published 12:02 pm Thursday, March 21, 2024

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The City of Cordele is the recipient of a $50,000 T-Mobile Hometown Grant to complete historic building renovations for the new home of the Culture Arts Center. The CAC is a hub for community services, afterschool programs and cultural arts festivals..

City of Cordele:

“On behalf of the City of Cordele Downtown Development Authority we would like to congratulate Blackshear Place Center for receiving the T-Mobile Hometown Grant. These funds will help our community by completing the renovations for the new home of the Cultural Arts Center. We look forward to working on this project and anticipate great progress for our community.”

Hometown Grants is T-Mobile’s way of giving people who live in small towns and rural communities a chance to transform the places they call home. Through community development initiatives across infrastructure, education, technology, environment and more, T-Mobile aims to create a stronger and more resilient future for communities nationwide.

Cordele will hold a special project reveal and check presentation on Thursday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at 601 West 15th Avenue in Cordele (Project Site).

Hogansville, another town in Georgia, was also awarded a $50,000 T-Mobile Hometown Grants today, for a local restoration project.  And, since the program launched in 2021, a number of other communities in Georgia have received grants totaling nearly $450,000 including Cedartown, Fort Valley, Kennesaw and Manchester.