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Tennessee Grants: 

State grants, state government funding and/or fee for service contracts may be available to support or supplement your organization's education, social welfare, science and other proposed program.

Number of Grants: 18

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits and Agencies to Present Professional Touring Artists and Grou...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $350 to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations and entities of government to present professional touring artists and groups for educational activities and performances. Applicants are strongly advised to register to apply well in advance of the application deadline. This grant can fund contrac...

GrantWatch ID#: 159510

Grants to Tennessee Arts Nonprofits and Agencies for Organizational Planning and Capacity Bu...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Tennessee nonprofits and government entities with an arts focus (i.e., an arts commission or council) for the development of sound management practices, effective leadership, successful partnerships, and diverse financial resources. Applicants are asked to identify appropriate, real...

GrantWatch ID#: 159508

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools and IHEs for Arts Projects in Rural and Ur...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to support arts projects in both rural and urban counties. Applicants are strongly encouraged to register online well in advance of the deadline. Projects must involve one or more of the following art forms: craft, visual arts, media, desig...

GrantWatch ID#: 177551

Grants to Tennessee Artists and Arts Administrators for Skill Building and Career Growth Act...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants up to $750 to Tennessee artists and arts administrators for career development opportunities and skill-building activities. Applicants must check the status of funding availability before applying. Applicants must demonstrate how the proposed activity will have a substantial impact on their work and/or community. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159509

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits and Agencies to Develop Local Arts and Cultural Assets

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants of up to $8,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofits and public agencies for collaborative projects that improve the character of their neighborhood, town, city or region through arts and culture activities. New applicants are strongly advised to register well in advance of the application deadline. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 155942

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, IHEs, and Schools for Professional Development to Enhance Ar...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofit arts organizations, arts councils, institutions of higher learning, and schools to enhance arts education through professional development. First-time applicants must verify eligibility with program staff prior to applying. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178232

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Community Arts Education

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 and grants ranging from $500 to $7,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries for community arts education programs. First-time applicants must contact program staff prior to applying. Funds support projects that demonstrate creative and inno...

GrantWatch ID#: 178231

Grants to Tennessee Local Governments to Promote Local Tourism Industries

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants of up to $75,000 to Tennessee city and county governments to help communities promote tourism. As tourism is a critical economic driver in the state, this program assists in the improvement of tourism-related assets and seeks to increase the economic impact of the tourism industry. This is the third round of thi...

GrantWatch ID#: 182752

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits to Bring Arts Programs to Traditionally Underserved Populatio...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants of up to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofits for organizational support and to provide arts programming. Funding is focused on providing programs to underserved populations, including people with disabilities, the elderly, ethnic groups, and active duty military and veterans and their families. Ethnic groups are def...

GrantWatch ID#: 177552

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and Libraries for Arts Programming Servin...

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, preK-12 schools, and libraries for summer-term or after-school arts programming serving at-risk children and youth. First-time applicants are required to verify eligibility with program staff prior to applying. Funds support a...

GrantWatch ID#: 178233

Grants to Tennessee PreK-12 Schools to Enhance Education through Arts Integration

Deadline 01/22/18

Grants of up to $55,000 over three years to Tennessee preK-12 schools and school systems to enhance educational outcomes through arts integration. First-time applicants must verify eligibility with program staff prior to applying. This program supports school-wide arts integration programs. This program brings teachers ful...

GrantWatch ID#: 178234

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits and Agencies for Local Litter Abatement Projects

Deadline 01/31/18

Grants starting at $20,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, community organizations, and local governments for projects to reduce litter. Applicants must view a mandatory training webinar prior to applying. Funding will support community-based litter abatement, cleanup, and recycling activities. Proposals may be s...

GrantWatch ID#: 182661

Grants to Tennessee Marinas to Promote Tourism and Enhance the Experience for Visitors

Deadline 02/02/18

Grants to Tennessee marinas for projects that promote tourism and enhance the visitor experience. Examples of eligible requests include infrastructure and marketing projects that improve marina operations or experience for visitors. This program recognizes that Tennessee is rich in waterways and water recreation, and that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 182751

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs to Enhance Arts and Culture in U...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and IHEs to enhance arts and cultural opportunities in designated underserved counties. First-time applicants must confirm eligibility prior to applying. Designated underserved counties currently include Bledsoe, Fayette, Hardeman, L...

GrantWatch ID#: 165824

Fellowships to Tennessee Professional Artists for Outstanding Work in a Range of Disciplines

Deadline 01/29/18

Fellowships of $5,000 to Tennessee professional artists to recognize and support outstanding work in the following disciplines: visual art, craft, media, dance, music, theater, and literary arts. Applicants are strongly encouraged to register in the online grants system well in advance of the deadline. Fellowships prov...

GrantWatch ID#: 178236

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Affordable Housing for Low-Income Res...

Deadline 03/08/18

Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, local governments, and community housing development organizations to increase the availability of affordable housing for low-income households. Funding will support the rehabilitation, preservation, and production of eligible housing units. Eligible Activities: There ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 167520

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Housing Services for Victims of Gender-Based and D...

Deadline 02/16/18 Conference Date: 01/24/18 LOI Date: 01/31/18

Grants to USA and territories government agencies, tribes, and nonprofit organizations to offer transitional housing assistance to victims of gender-based crimes. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a letter of registration by January 31. Applicants are advised to verify or complete the required registrations no l...

GrantWatch ID#: 167203

Grants to Tennessee Public Schools to Provide Arts and Cultural Opportunities for Students

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $3,000 to Tennessee public schools located in eligible counties to ensure that students have the opportunity to experience a wide range of arts disciplines, artists, and cultural opportunities. Funding may be used for artist fees, tickets, and related transportation. Allowable activities include exposur...

GrantWatch ID#: 176353