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Resolution RS2020-178

A resolution approving an application for a Racial Equity in Arts Leadership (REAL) Projects grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to break down structural and institutional barriers to equity and increase diversity through education, leadership development, and targeted projects within Nashville based arts nonprofits.

WHEREAS, the National Endowment for the Arts is accepting applications for a Racial Equity in Arts Leadership (REAL) Projects Grant with an award of $75,000.00 with a required cash match of $75,000.00; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved and submitted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the Metropolitan Government’s application for a Racial Equity in Arts Leadership (REAL) Projects Grant with an award of $75,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Arts Commission is authorized to submit said application to the National Endowment for the Arts.

Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Larry Hagar, Tonya Hancock, Zulfat Suara, Jennifer Gamble, Kyonzté Toombs

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee


Parks, Library, and Arts Committee

IntroducedFebruary 4, 2020

AdoptedFebruary 4, 2020

ApprovedFebraury 4, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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