Apply for a Grant

Click on any of the stages of the grant cycle for full details.

  1. Find
  2. Apply
  3. Review
  4. Manage

All applications are completed and submitted on the Commission’s Online Grants System. Once you or your organization have registered on the Online Grants System, you will have created an online profile and account. You can log in anytime to apply for funding opportunities, review active grants, view past submissions, request funds, and submit final reports. Simply enter your username and password and click “Sign In.” Commission staff is available year-round to assist with the application process and provide feedback on draft proposals in advance of deadlines.

Important Dates

  • November 1, 2022 - TN Nonprofit Arts & Culture Recovery Fund - Round 2 Application Opens
  • November 1, 2022 – FY24 Annual Grant Applications Open
  • August 16, 2022 – Student Ticket Subsidy Application Opened
  • July-August, 2022 – Arts Build Communities Panels
  • July 1, 2022 – Arts Build Communities Applications Due
  • July 1, 2022 – Special Opportunities: AEP6 Application Opened
  • June 1, 2022 – Creative Aging TN II Application Opened
  • July 1, 2022 – Special Opportunities: Arts Resilience Application Opened
  • June 1, 2022 – Arts Access Mini-Grant Application Opened

Learn more about the Online Grants System

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Legal Requirements

All applicants must read this section to understand the Commission laws and rules.

Grants Workshop

View webinars and presentations about the grant application process and grants management


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