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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: 16

Grants to Tennessee Individual Artists and Arts Administrators for Career-Advancing Opportun...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $750 to Tennessee individual artists and arts administrators working in any discipline to take advantage of unique opportunities that will further their career development and quality of work. This program enables individuals to participate in skills-building and professional development activities. App...

GrantWatch ID#: 159509

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. The following counties are identified as underserved based on the agency’s cu...

GrantWatch ID#: 165824

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

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $500 to $2,000 to Tennessee arts-focused nonprofit organizations and government agencies to support capacity building activities. Applicants are advised to register with the online grants system well in advance of the deadline. This program supports the development of sound management practices, effecti...

GrantWatch ID#: 159508

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 government agencies to present professional touring artists for presentations and educational activities in communities throughout the state. Applicants must register in the online grants system well in advance of the deadline. Funding may be used ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159510

Fellowships to Tennessee Professional Artists for Outstanding Work in a Range of Art Discipl...

Deadline 01/28/19

Fellowships of $5,000 to Tennessee individual artists who have demonstrated outstanding work in an arts discipline. Monetary awards are proffered to professionals of exceptional talent engaging in photography, two-dimensional visual art, crafts, acting, music, dance, or the literary arts. Fellowships provide monetary awar...

GrantWatch ID#: 178236

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

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, PreK-12 schools, and libraries for summer camp or after-school arts programs serving at-risk children and youth. First-time applicants must contact staff to confirm eligibility prior to applying. Funding is intended to support han...

GrantWatch ID#: 178233

Grants to Tennessee Organizations for Arts Projects in Rural and Urban Counties

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants to Tennessee organizations for arts projects and activities in both rural and urban counties. Funding is intended to support programs and events in a broad range of art forms including music, dance, theater, visual arts, media, craft, design, folk and ethnic, and literary arts. Rural Counties (Submit RAPS applic...

GrantWatch ID#: 177551

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

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $7,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and nonprofit private PreK-12 schools for community arts education programs. Funding is intended to support creative, hands-on learning programs related to visual, traditional folk, performing, and/or literary arts that...

GrantWatch ID#: 178231

Grants to Tennessee Nonprofits for Arts Activities Serving Underserved Populations

Deadline 01/22/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofit organizations for arts programs serving disadvantaged populations throughout the State. Funding is intended to support projects and activities that are made accessible to military personnel, people with disabilities, senior citizens, and minority ethnic groups. Programming may...

GrantWatch ID#: 177552

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

Deadline 01/22/19

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 01/22/19

Grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to Tennessee nonprofit arts organizations, arts councils, institutions of higher learning, and schools for professional development to enhance arts education. Funding is intended to support curriculum based arts education and integration of the performing, visual, traditional folk, and l...

GrantWatch ID#: 178232

Grants to Tennessee Public Schools for Arts Appreciation, Interdisciplinary Instruction, and...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $3,000 to Tennessee public schools for arts instruction and activities aimed at enhancing students' cultural experiences and appreciation of the arts. Funding is intended to cover costs for tickets, transportation, and artists fees for lessons and events held throughout the school day. Allowable activit...

GrantWatch ID#: 176353

Grants to Tennessee Organizations for Historic Preservation Projects

Deadline 01/31/19

Grants to Tennessee organizations to preserve historic properties. Eligible projects will focus on restoration of historic buildings that have a public use, architectural and archaeological surveys, and design guidelines for historic districts. Restoration of historic buildings must follow the Secretary of the Interior...

GrantWatch ID#: 176968

Grants to USA Artists to Create Artwork for a Science Facility on a Wyoming University Campus

Deadline 02/25/19

Grants totaling $90,000 to USA artists to create artwork for a new science facility being constructed on a university campus in Wyoming. Artists from Wyoming will be given preference. Artwork will be commissioned for both the interior and exterior of the facility. All genres, styles, conceptual approaches, and mediums will...

GrantWatch ID#: 185108

Grants to Tennessee K-12 Educators for Professional Development in Arts Education

Deadline Ongoing

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Tennessee full-time educators, including administrators, principals, and arts teachers, to improve their professional capacity to integrate the arts into K-12 educational settings. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Arts integration may involve bringing perfo...

GrantWatch ID#: 176352

Grants to Tennessee Businesses, Farmers, Nonprofits, and Agencies for Agricultural Developme...

Deadline 04/01/19

Grants to Tennessee farmers, agricultural, food and forestry businesses, nonprofits, and local governments for agriculture development projects that will stimulate the economy and create jobs. Grant recipients must demonstrate increased capacity or agricultural innovation, a strong potential for impact on local farm income...

GrantWatch ID#: 184303