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Seeking applicants | NAS 2019 Creative Community Fellows

Are you a creative change-maker using the power of arts and culture to drive equitable change in your community? NAS is accepting applications for Creative Community Fellows, a six-month learning experience where trailblazers from across the country collaborate to strengthen and grow their incredible projects. Creative

ABC Applications Open April 1, No Joke

From Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – Starting at 8:00 a.m. CT on April 1, 2019, the Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant program will begin accepting applications through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s online grant system. ABC grants provide support for arts projects that

Linden Presents Blooming Arts Festival

From Michel Dumont, TN Arts Commission Member and Blooming Arts Festival Director Emeritus – For the quaint town of Linden in rural West Tennessee, the Blooming Arts Festival March 22-23, 2019 is a spring party, which kicks-off the state’s spring festival season. The event features more than

New arts alliance promotes Rutherford County’s creative culture

From Shana Miller, Director of Communications & Marketing, Convention & Visitors Bureau, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce  A broad coalition of community volunteers today announced the launch of Rutherford Arts Alliance, an advocacy group dedicated to identifying, uniting, and promoting arts, culture, and heritage in

RFP Now Open for 2019 CPL Summit, SOUTH+APPALACHIA Building Bridges Sessions

From Andrea Orlando, Community Director, The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking –  The 2019 South+Appalachia Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit seeks proposals for breakout sessions at the April 16-18, 2019 summit in Columbia, SC. Produced by the National Consortium for Creative Placemaking, ArtPlace America, and South Arts, this summit

ABC Panel Meeting Schedule

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.

ABC Grants Application Deadline July 2

By Shannon Ford, Director of Community Arts Development – July 2, 2018, is the deadline for nonprofit organizations and local governments to submit an Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant application for eligible FY 2019 arts and cultural activities. ABC Grants provide support for arts and

New Workshop for Appalachian Gateway Communities

From Katie Allen, Director, Conservation Leadership Network – We are excited to announce that we are offering a NEW Workshop for Appalachian Gateway Communities this August. Since 2007, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), in partnership with The Conservation Fund, have

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