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Resolution RS2020-246

A resolution accepting a grant from Americans for the Arts (AFTA) to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to provide financial and technical assistance to help establish the Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship Program (DIAL) for undergraduate interns.

WHEREAS, Americans for the Arts has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $17,500.00 with a required cash match of $6,500.00 to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to provide financial and technical assistance to help establish the Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship Program (DIAL) for undergraduate interns; and,

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

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

Section 1. That the grant by and between Americans for the Arts, in an amount not to exceed $17,500.00, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to provide financial and technical assistance to help establish the Diversity in Arts Leadership Internship Program for undergraduate interns, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Metropolitan Arts Commission, based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.

Section 3. 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

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee


Parks, Library, and Arts Committee

IntroducedMarch 17, 2020

Deferred to April 7, 2020March 17, 2020

AdoptedApril 7, 2020

ApprovedApril 8, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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