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TN Arts Rolling Grants Are Open

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

TN Arts Commission Awards Over $4 Million in Grants Across State

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

Welcome to our FY19 Executive Committee

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

South Arts Awards Over $275,000 in Arts Grants Throughout Region

From Ivan Schustak, Communications Director, South Arts – South Arts, a nonprofit regional arts organization, has awarded 68 grants totaling $276,949 to arts organization throughout the South. These funds, made possible through partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, support the presentation of touring

Nashville’s Manuel Awarded NEA Heritage Award

By Dr. Bradley A. Hanson – Today the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is announcing the newest recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowships, which includes Nashville’s Manuel Cuevas, a world-renowned designer of cowboy couture. Watch Manuel receive the news of his award. From

TFTA Announces FY19 Executive Committee

From Tennesseans for the Arts – New Directors to the Board of Tennesseans for the Arts and a new Executive Committee for FY 2019 were elected during a regular board meeting June 6, 2018. New to the Board of Directors will be Virginia Buda-Salazar (Johnson

Grant Closeout is Coming

From Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – If your FY18 Tennessee Arts Commission grant(s) is not yet closed, the time is now or drawing very near. If you can close early, please do. To see what’s due, log into the online grants system and

NEA Our Town Grant Accepting Applications

From Victoria Hutter, Media and Public Relations, NEA – Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social

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