Cultivating the Arts in Tennessee

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9 Million

Inspiring nine million individual arts experiences every year

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95 Counties

Connecting communities with programs in all 95 counties

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$7.5 Million

Enhancing everyday lives by investing $7.5 Million in FY21

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Notable Dates

  • December 8, 2022 - Quarterly Commision Meeting
  • December 9, 2022 - Title VI Training Certification Due (Applicants)
  • April 26, 2023 - Webinar - Managing your Grant (Closeout)

Grant Opportunities

The Tennessee Arts Commission offers a variety of distinct funding opportunities to encourage participation in arts activities in communities across all 95 counties.

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By purchasing an Arts Plate, you support arts organizations, schools and communities across Tennessee

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