Category: News

FY19 Annual Grants Applications Available Now

By Hal Partlow, Associate Director of Grants – The new FY2019 annual grants applications are now live. Before completing an application, we strongly recommend that you read the grant guidelines first. You can find the individual guidelines under their grant pages. For example to view the Arts Project

ArtsMemphis Offers FY18 ArtsAccelerator Grants

by Elizabeth Rouse, Executive Director, ArtsMemphis – ArtsMemphis offers five $5,000 ArtsAccelerator Grants annually to visual artists living and working in Shelby County.  The ArtsAccelerator Grants are incentive grants for visual artists who are at a critical juncture in their careers and are intended to deepen and

TNECD Launches Online Guide For Entrepreneurs

By Scott Harrison, Public Information Officer, TNECD – The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (TNECD) has introduced an innovative online tool, Tennessee SmartStart, which guides Tennessee entrepreneurs through the process of establishing their business. Tennessee SmartStart provides resources through an interactive, step-by-step guide designed to

Physical Activities Through The Arts: TN Health Dept. Grants Up To $85k

By Carol White, Associate Director of Operations – Heads up, local arts councils, creative placemakers, public arts groups and dance organizations, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) has announced the availability of $900,000 for grants up to $85,000 each to “increase access to safe, tobacco-free

CERF+ Responds to Triad of Hurricanes

  By Cornelia Carey, Executive Director, CERF+ – All of us at CERF+ are heartbroken by the significant losses many in our country have endured from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. More than ever, we are committed to providing artists with information and resources they

Fall Quarterly Meeting To Be Held September 12

By Suzanne Lynch, Director of Marketing and Development – Tennessee Arts Commission Quarterly Commission Meeting will be held Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. (EST) at the Historic Laurel Theater, 1538 Laurel Ave SW, Knoxville, TN 37916. The meeting agenda includes Monitoring Reports

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