From Krishna Adams, Lee Baird and Suzanne Lynch, TN Arts – The Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) provides $5,000 awards to outstanding professional artists (i.e. those individuals who by education, experience, or natural talent engage in a particular art form or discipline) who live and work in Tennessee.
From Liz Aucliar, NEA – Each year, the National Endowment for the Arts bestows the nation’s highest honor in jazz—the NEA Jazz Masters Fellowships—on individuals who have made significant contributions to the art form. Today, the NEA is announcing the four newest recipients of this
From Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – Across the state, 13 arts councils and development districts serve as designated agencies and administer ABC grants for grant recipients working in their service areas. Each designated agency will conduct ABC grant review panel meetings this summer starting July 25.
From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – Our Rolling Grants are currently open. Rolling Grants are project support grants that offer a variety of funding opportunities for nonprofit arts, non-arts organizations and governmental entities including units of government, schools, colleges and universities if the
By Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The beginning of the new fiscal year is the perfect time for TN Arts grantees to update their Title VI training requirements. To comply with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that prohibits discrimination on the
By Ivan Schustak, Director of Communications, South Arts – South Arts, a nonprofit regional arts organization serving nine Southern states, has awarded two Tenessee organizations creative placemaking grants: The Glass House Collective in Chattanooga received a $4,750 grant to use arts events to encourage community
From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The Tennessee Arts Commission has awarded 347 Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Grants Awards totaling $4,226,710 to help fund arts and cultural activities for arts organizations, schools, local governments, nonprofits and artists in Tennessee. Annual Grants provide funds
From Anne B. Pope, Executive Director – The TN Arts Commission is fortunate to be governed by a strong board of dedicated individuals. Each member is appointed by the Governor to serve a five-year term, and the Executive Committee rotates yearly by popular vote. At