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Individual Artist Fellowship Applications Due Jan. 25

From Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants – The Individual Artist Fellowship (IAF) provides $5,000 awards to outstanding professional artists (i.e. those individuals who by education, experience, or natural talent engage in a particular art form or discipline) who live and work in Tennessee. To qualify, an artist must be financially compensated for his or her […]

National Endowment For the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter Announces Resignation

From Victoria Hutter, Assistant Director, Press | Public Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts – As the Biden administration prepares to take the reins of government, National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Mary Anne Carter is stepping down from her position leading the National Endowment for the Arts effective January 20, 2021. In a note to staff […]

Ann and Steve Bailey Opportunity Grants Available through the Arts & Heritage Fund

Up to $100,000 combined available for Individuals and Organizations From Suzanne Cada, Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville – The Arts & Culture Alliance is pleased to announce Ann and Steve Bailey Opportunity Grants, a funding program through the Arts & Heritage Fund. Distributed through the Arts & Culture Alliance, Bailey Opportunity grants provide […]

Last chance to apply for Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowships!

APPLICATIONS DUE JANUARY 29, 2021 From Ivan Schustak, Director of Communications South Arts – The Folk & Traditional Arts Master Artist Fellowships recognize master folk and traditional artists from Appalachian Regional Commission counties in Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee who have demonstrated long-term practice and expertise of their art form or cultural practice. $12,000 awards (with limited restrictions) are given to support […]

You’re Invited: Federal Resources for Creative Community Development

From Sue Struve, Communications Manager, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies – Are you looking for funding to support a community development or creative placekeeping initiative in your neighborhood? If so, tune in on Tuesday, February 9, to Federal Resources for Creative Community Development—a free web seminar designed to help you access federal funds and harness the power […]

Small Business Administration releases Interim Final Rules on Re-Opening PPP Loans, Allowing PPP Second Draws, and Streamlining Forgiveness

From Nina Ozlu Tunceli, Executive Director, Americans for the Arts Action Fund – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community […]