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TN Receives $1,101,900 From NEA

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced its second round of funding for FY 2017. This

Creative Aging TN Hosts Workshops in Nashville, Jackson and Knoxville

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – On June 12 and 13, the TN Arts Commission, in partnership with fellow Tennessee Livability Collaborative Members — TN Commission on Aging and Disability and the TN Department of Health, offered three half-day workshops. Monday morning’s workshop was held

Creative Aging Grant Application Is Open

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The Creative Aging Grant Application is now open. You can apply for this grant through our online grants system. Applicants accessing the Online Grants System for the first time must register their organizations and create an organizational profile. The Tennessee Arts

South Arts Awards Over $300,000 in Arts Grants Throughout Region

By Ivan Schustak, Director of Communications and Development, SouthArts – South Arts, a Regional Arts Organization serving nine states in the Southeast, has announced $311,349 in grants to 70 arts organizations throughout the region. These grants, made possible through funding from the National Endowment for the Arts,

Two TN Libraries Receive NEA Big Read Grants

By Liz Auclair, Public Affairs, NEA – The National Endowment for the Arts announced seventy-five nonprofit organizations will receive grants totaling more than $1 million to host an NEA Big Read project between September 2017 and June 2018. An initiative of the National Endowment for

TN Musician Wins VSA International Young Soloist Award

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Each year, outstanding young musicians with disabilities from around the world receive the VSA International Young Soloists Award, $2,000, and the opportunity to perform at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington,

2018 Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards Open June 26

By Victoria A. Bridenstine
, Programs Manager, Levitt Foundation – The Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation announces an exciting grant opportunity serving small to mid-sized towns and cities across the country. Up to 15 grantees will be awarded $25K each in matching funds to produce their own

Creative Aging Grant Guidelines and Workshops

By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The Creative Aging grant guidelines are now available for review. This grant opportunity will provide one-time seed funding for innovative projects through the arts that will promote healthy aging of seniors and encourages community partnerships that have the

FY18 Rolling Grant Applications Are Open

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The following FY2018 rolling grant applications are open as of June 1, 2017: PROJECT GRANTS Arts Access Mini-Grant (AA-MG) Touring Grant (TOUR) Technical Assistance (TA) ARTS EDUCATION GRANTS Arts Education Mini-Grant (AE-MG) Arts Education Teacher Incentive (AE-TI)

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