Proclamation of Civil Emergency for winter weather is still in effect as well as a system-wide boil water notice. Several water distribution locations have been set up across the city. Residents can report low/ no water pressure to 3-1-1 or 601-960-1778. For additional updates, visit our news section.

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Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Curfew Order for Jackson youth is still in effect.

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2021 Municipal Elections Voting Precinct Changes and Absentee Voting details info here.
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Human and Cultural Services

Carolyn Lockhart
Receptionist

Department of Human & Cultural Services
1000 Metrocenter, Suite 101
Jackson, MS 39209
Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Our Mission

The Department of Human and Cultural Services' mission is to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Jackson through cultural, social, educational and economic activities. We are a department committed to education, exposure, opportunity and service.  Please note that collectively and independently - we are a department that is proud to serve!

 

Current Opportunities

Arts & Community Based Projects Grant - Call for Proposals

The City of Jackson, Mississippi requests proposals from art groups and other community organizations for art and cultural projects that impact at least 350 people per project in the City of Jackson. The maximum award is $10,000.

Financial assistance is available to support education and art activities.   This solicitation seeks proposals with an emphasis on educational activities and youth services.

Grant awards offered by the City of Jackson shall only represent supplemental funding in support of arts projects.  To be eligible for funding, proposing organizations must have verifiable cash match contributions that equals to at least 50% of project cost.

Click the link below to download the application:

RFP-Art & Community Based Projects Grant App

 

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