This grant category may provide assistance to individual Tennesseans or to arts and non-arts organizations with funding support for participation in activities or projects identified by the Commission, and that provide professional development and skills-building activities which contribute to the arts sector. Applicants must make a compelling case as to why their participation will have a substantial impact on their work and/or community.
When available, these grant opportunities are funded based on accurately completed submissions on a first-come, first-served basis, and will close when all funds are allocated or by the deadline, whichever comes first.
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FY2020: As opportunities become available guidelines will be posted. See link to the right for posted guidelines.
1. Performing Arts Exchange by South Arts. September 23-26, 2019. The Performing Arts Exchange, or PAE, is an annual performing arts booking, showcasing and professional development conference, managed by South Arts and hosted in an eastern city each year. PAE is the primary marketplace and forum for performing arts presenting and touring information in the eastern US. Their purpose is to connect artists with audiences by fostering excellence in all aspects of presenting and touring the performing arts.