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Apply for a Grant

Metro Arts administers two grant programs for Davidson County. “Metro Arts Grants” are funded by the Metro general fund. We also administer the Tennessee Arts Commission’s “Arts Build Communities” grants for Davidson County. All applicants and grant-funded activities must be located in Davidson County.

When to Apply

Grant Category Grant Period Application Deadline
Metro Arts FY16 Grants July 1, 2015 - June 1, 2016 March 25, 2015*
Arts Build Communities Grants August 16, 2015 - June 15, 2016 July 1, 2015**

*Metro Arts grant applicants must submit profile updates and requests to by Feb. 23, 2015.
** profile is not required for the Arts Build Communities grant.

Contact Us

Questions? Contact Leigh Patton, Community Arts Manager, at (615) 862-6744, or Kana Gaines, Grants Coordinator, at (615) 862-6314.