Category: News

Attend an ABC Grant Workshop!

From Mellissa Moody, Arts Build Communities Coordinator Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, designated agencies will host virtual grant workshops this spring in place of in-person workshops. Workshops are an excellent resource for new and returning ABC applicants to learn about program requirements, application processes, and grant procedures. Upcoming Workshops: South Central Tennessee Development District […]

FY2022 Annual Grant Panel Meetings Complete

By Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants Grant panel meetings for the Commission’s Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Grant cycle were held March 22 through April 16, 2021. Advisory panels were comprised of nearly 100 citizens from across Tennessee, representing the cultural and geographic diversity of the state as well as bringing expertise in organizational management, […]

Persist & Prosper: The Art of Reopening for TN Arts & Culture Organizations

From Jonathan Harwell-Dye, Program Manager, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville – A conversation on current best practices for reopening TN arts organizations and performance venues. About this Event How TN arts organizations can safely and responsibly reopen their venues and reengage their audiences in physical spaces is an important issue in 2021. In […]

DeVos Accepting Applications for Pro Bono Consultation

From Syrah Gunning, Director, Training, Research, and Development, DeVos Institute of Arts Management – The DeVos Institute of Arts Management is accepting applications for pro bono consultation for US-based organizations focused on strengthening or developing arts programming to enhance social cohesion. At a pivotal moment in our nation’s journey — one that calls for justice, […]

NEA Funding – Challenge America Grants

From National Endowment for the Arts, Challenge America Grants – Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. Challenge America features an abbreviated application, a robust structure of technical assistance, and grants for a set amount of […]

Creative Aging II Teaching Artist Roster

The Tennessee Arts Commission is developing a roster of teaching artists to be trained in developing meaningful arts learning and experiences for older adults across Tennessee.  In partnership with Lifetime Arts, national leaders in creative aging program development and training, professional development training will be offered to individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations in curriculum design, sequential learning […]