ABC Application Opens April 3rd!

Fromm Melissa Moody, Arts Build Communities Coordinator –

Max Request of $5000 for FY24!

Mossy Creek Station & Dedication

The Arts Build Communities Grant category provides support for arts projects that broaden access to arts experiences, address community quality of life issues through the arts, or enhance the sustainability of asset-based cultural enterprises. Examples include performances by professional artists, concerts, festivals, art opportunities for underserved populations, creative placemaking projects and training for artists and arts administrators.

501c3 non-profit organizations legally chartered and headquartered in Tennessee and local government entities may request up to $5000 for proposed projects. Applicants must match ABC grant requests dollar for dollar with cash expenses and income.

Applications can be accessed beginning at 8:00 am (CT) on April 3, 2023, through the Commission’s Online Grants System. Applicants accessing the online grants system for the first time must register their organizations and create an organization profile. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 pm (CT) on July 3, 2023.

For more information, please view the ABC Guidelines, or contact Melissa Moody, Arts Build Communities Coordinator, at or 615-253-5133.