The Tennessee Arts Commission invests in more than 600 nonprofit organizations across the state benefitting communities through quality of life, economic development, tourism and providing a more balanced education for our children.

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The FY16-17 Creative Placemaking Grants Competition, designed to build stronger communities through the arts, is open. Applications are due July 17. Learn more.

The Tennessee Arts Commission invests in Tennessee’s communities through the arts with annual and rolling grants available to: nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations; governmental organizations including schools, colleges and universities; professional individual artists, arts administrators and educators.

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