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Comment Now on IRS Proposed Charitable Gift Reporting Change

From Carol White, Associate Director of Operations — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released proposed regulations regarding the “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” requirement for contributions of $250 or more. Under current law, nonprofits must provide donors certain written documentation regarding receipt of donations, such as “the amount of

Cumberland Garden Community Mural Project Comes to Light

Urban Housing Solutions, Nashville, TN was recently awarded the TN Arts Commission new Creative Placemaking Grant for $8,000 to fund the Cumberland Garden Community Mural Project From Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Communications — The Tennessee Arts Commission congratulates Urban Housing Solutions of Nashville,

National Council on the Arts Public Meeting on Oct. 30, 2015

From Grace Robinson, Public Information and  Research Coordinator — The National Endowment for the Art’s tri-annual public meeting of the National Council on the Arts will take place this Friday, October 30, 2015. It will be webcasted live from 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. CT

Welcoming 3 new Commissioners to the TN Arts Commission

Governor Haslam appoints Gatlinburg’s Cindy Cameron Ogle, Townsend’s Henry “Hank” Dye and Nashville’s Mary Donnet Johnson to the Tennessee Arts Commission board By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The TN Arts Commission is honored that Governor Bill Haslam has appointed three community leaders and arts

Now Available: New Arts360 Arts Integration Grant

New Arts Integration Grant Brings More Art into Tennessee Classrooms From Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education —  The Tennessee Arts Commission is pleased to announce a greatly anticipated new arts education grant. The Arts360 Arts Integration (AE-AI) grant program opens with FY17 annual grants on October

Creative Opportunities

By Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — Grants Tennessee Arts Commission Annual Grants are open as of October 15, 2015. Deadlines are scheduled throughout January and can be found on individual grant guidelines. Click here to view available grants. The Tennessee Arts Commission is

Applications for Annual Grants Open October 15

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants — It may not seem possible, but FY2017 grants season is fast approaching. The Commission will open applications for the following grants on Thursday, October 15, 2015: PROJECT GRANTS Arts Project Support/Rural Arts Project Support (APS/RAPS) Arts Access (AA)

Creative Opportunities

By Grace Robinson, Public Information and Research Coordinator — Grants The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for the National Leadership Grants for Museums through December 1, 2015. Projects should address critical needs of the museum field and have the potential to advance practice in

National Arts & Humanities Month

From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director — With great pleasure, the Tennessee Arts Commission will take part in honoring and advocating the arts during the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Month (NAHM), which was started in 1985 by Americans for the Arts and the National Endowment for the

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