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Title VI and LEP Updates for FY2020

From Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – Does your organization have a Title VI plan and know how to handle a Title VI complaint? Are there Title VI posters visible in your office and anti-discrimination policies on your website? How do people who have

TN Arts Commission Awarded Funds for Music & Memory Tennessee

From Kim Johnson, Director of Arts Access – The Tennessee Arts Commission has been awarded Civil Monetary Penalty funding by the Tennessee Department of Health and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to implement a $1 million Music & Memory Tennessee program in 147 nursing home facilities

Borderless Arts Brings Egyptian Artists To Tennessee

From Lori Kissinger, Executive Director, Borderless Arts – In the spring, Borderless Arts was invited to take some of our dancers to Egypt to be part of an international forum. At this forum, we discussed how it would be wonderful if we could bring some

Creative Forces: Call for Proposals

From Marete Wester, Senior Director of Arts Policy and the National Initiative for Arts & Health in the Military, Americans for the Arts – Americans for the Arts has announced an exciting RFP opportunity coming up as part of the Creative Forces™: NEA Military Healing Arts

FY19 Title VI Certification

  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

New Study Provides Insights into PTSD Among Military Patients

National Endowment for the Arts Recognizes PTSD Awareness Day with Release of New Research From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director, Press/Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – A new study funded by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) reveals that artwork created by military service

Special Opportunity Grants Available for LEAD Conference, Atlanta

From Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – This year’s Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD®) Conference is coming to Atlanta, Georgia August 9-11. The Tennessee Arts Commission is offering Special Opportunity grants for the costs of registration fees, travel and hotel stay. The

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