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Grants for Arts Projects Deadline Approaching

From The National Endowment for the Arts – This year’s deadlines for Grants for Arts Projects (GAP) funding for Museums and Visual Arts projects are: • GAP 1 // Thursday, February 10, 2022 • GAP 2 // Thursday, July 7, 2022 Projects may focus on reaching a particular constituency; however, they may not be exclusionary […]

NEA Announces $235,000 in Project Funding to Arts Organizations in TN

From Allison Hill, National Endowment for the Arts – Washington, DC—The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans 15 artistic disciplines and reaches communities in every state, the District […]

Upcoming FY2023 Grant Application Deadlines

From Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants – See the schedule below for application deadlines for  FY2023 Annual Grant categories. Remember that Tennessee Arts Commission grants are competitive. Successful applications are clear and thorough, demonstrate artistic excellence and value to the community served with outlined, identifiable goals and measurable outcomes. Applicants should start early. Commission […]

Accepting RFP’s to host a Regional Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit

From Leonardo Vazquez, Creative Placemaking Communities – Deadline: February 1, 2022 Creative Placemaking Communities has a request for proposals to host the 2022 South Creative Placemaking Leadership Summit. Any community in these states is eligible to host: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The deadline is February 1, 2022, […]

Apply for Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training!

From Jonathan Harwell-Dye, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville – The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville now accepting applications for Periscope: Artist Entrepreneur Training! Periscope is a year-long intensive training opportunity that empowers working artists to see their creative practice through an entrepreneurial lens. The program is led by expert advisors from […]

Welcome, New Commissioners!

Governor Bill Lee appoints Jenny Boyd, Cindy Ogle, and Kurt Winstead to the Tennessee Arts Commission board By Anne B. Pope, Executive Director We are so fortunate to have three new board members who joined us in FY23. Governor Bill Lee recently appointed Jenny Boyd of Knoxville, Cindy Ogle of Gatlinburg, and Kurt Winstead of […]