Category: News

Volunteer Opportunity with the Tennessee Person-Centered Music Program

From Sidney Schuttrow, Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability – We are excited to announce a new volunteer opportunity through our Tennessee Person-Centered Music Program. The Tennessee Person-Centered Music Program offers residents at participating Tennessee nursing homes individualized music as part of their care. This volunteer role will allow you to be trained as a […]

Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund Grants

From The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis – As a part of Phase 3 of the Mid-South COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis is offering Operating Support to stabilize nonprofits who are directly responding to the target populations most impacted by the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Mid-South region. […]

Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants: Guidelines Now Available

From The National Endowment for the Arts – The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with Mid-America Arts Alliance, is pleased to announce the launch of a new grant program as part of Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network. The Creative Forces Community Engagement Grants will support arts engagement programming for military and […]

Participate in the Poetry Out Loud 2021-2022 Program

From Amy Stolls, literary arts director, National Endowment for the Arts – When Amanda Gorman spoke at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, people around the nation were exposed to the power of poetry, and saw how much skill and creativity it takes to bring a poem’s words to life. For more than 15 years, […]

Express Grants of Up to $2,000 for Organizations in Rural Communities

From South Arts – South Arts believes that rural communities deserve great art, and can require specialized support to make that vision viable. Distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis, Express Grants support rural organizations and communities with expedited grants of up to $2,000. To be eligible for funding, applicants must program arts experiences featuring a […]

Welcome Our Newest Team Member

From Anne Pope, Executive Director – We are so excited to welcome our newest team member. Christa Abernathy is our new Executive Administrative Assistant, and she will be responsible for scheduling and administrative support for the Commission. Additionally, she will participate with the Commission team to support agency-wide events and initiatives, including the Governor’s Arts […]