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Free Workshop for Arts Build Communities Grant Applicants

Organizations in Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, and Wilson counties wishing to apply for Arts Builds Communities (ABC) grant funds from the TN Arts Commission are encouraged to attend. Funded through the sale of specialty license plates, the ABC grant program is designed to provide support for arts projects that broaden access to art experiences, and enhance our communities through cultural art.

The purpose of the workshop is to share information about the Arts Builds Communities Grant program, and to assist those interested in writing the grant applications. The Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC) is designated to administer the ABC program on behalf of the TN Arts Commission for the following counties: Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson.

For your convenience, we have two dates and locations to choose from.
We hope you can attend one of these workshops!

Thursday, April 18th 2019 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Greater Nashville Regional Council (Metro Center)
220 Athens Way, Suite 200 | Nashville, TN 37228

Thursday, May 16th 2019 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Franklin City Hall
109 Third Ave S. | Franklin, TN 37064 

Apply Online Here!

Awards range from $500 to $2500 and there is a match requirement. To learn more about the program’s purpose and eligibility requirements, please refer to the ABC Guidelines. Online Grant applications due July 1, 2019. Applications for the ABC program will go through a local review process. Grant funds must be used between August 16, 2019 and June 15, 2020.

For more information please contact
Rasheedah Pardue
(615) 891-5868 or rpardue@gnrc.org

Other Designated Agencies serve the remaining GNRC region as follows:

Davidson County:
Metro Nashville Arts Commission

Cheatham, Dickson, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, Robertson, and Stewart Counties:
Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development Council


In order to be eligible, applicants must be state-recognized, 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations or government entities (including public schools and libraries) and must be able to provide a dollar-for-dollar match toward the single proposed project. In addition, the proposed project must occur between August 16, 2019, and June 15, 2020. Any organization awarded Major Cultural Institution, Cultural Education Partnership, or Partnership Support funding for FY2020 is not eligible to apply.


Posted on: 15 Apr, 2019

 

South Corridor Study Community Meeting – Brentwood

HELP GUIDE INVESTMENTS IN PUBLIC TRANSIT AND ROADWAYS ALONG ONE OF THE NATION’S FASTEST GROWING CORRIDORS

Building on the regional interest to embrace emerging technologies and to expand public transportation options across Middle Tennessee, the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC), WeGo Public Transit, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation have kicked-off the South Corridor Study to help turn recent transportation plans into shovel ready projects that can modernize area roadways and address growing traffic congestion and safety concerns.

Join us for an open house style public meeting from 5:30 – 8 p.m. We will have a series of interactive stations profiling existing local and regional transportation and land use plans, emerging technologies, and rapid transit options as well as mapping exercises for participants to document their challenges and vision for transportation investments along the corridor. To learn more about the study visit southcorridor.org.

Date: Thursday, May, 2
Time: 5:30-8pm
Place: Brentwood Library, 8109 Concord Rd, Brentwood, TN 37027, USA


Posted on: 4 Apr, 2019

 

South Corridor Study Community Meeting – Williamson County

HELP GUIDE INVESTMENTS IN PUBLIC TRANSIT AND ROADWAYS ALONG ONE OF THE NATION’S FASTEST GROWING CORRIDORS

Building on the regional interest to embrace emerging technologies and to expand public transportation options across Middle Tennessee, the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC), WeGo Public Transit, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation have kicked-off the South Corridor Study to help turn recent transportation plans into shovel ready projects that can modernize area roadways and address growing traffic congestion and safety concerns.

Join us for an open house style public meeting from 5:30 – 8 p.m. We will have a series of interactive stations profiling existing local and regional transportation and land use plans, emerging technologies, and rapid transit options as well as mapping exercises for participants to document their challenges and vision for transportation investments along the corridor. To learn more about the study visit southcorridor.org.

Date: Tuesday, April 30
Time: 5:30-8pm
Place: Williamson County Library, 1314 Columbia Ave, Franklin, TN 37064, USA


Posted on: 4 Apr, 2019

 

South Corridor Study Community Meeting – Maury County

HELP GUIDE INVESTMENTS IN PUBLIC TRANSIT AND ROADWAYS ALONG ONE OF THE NATION’S FASTEST GROWING CORRIDORS

Building on the regional interest to embrace emerging technologies and to expand public transportation options across Middle Tennessee, the Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC), WeGo Public Transit, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation have kicked-off the South Corridor Study to help turn recent transportation plans into shovel ready projects that can modernize area roadways and address growing traffic congestion and safety concerns.

Join us for an open house style public meeting from 5:30 – 8 p.m. We will have a series of interactive stations profiling existing local and regional transportation and land use plans, emerging technologies, and rapid transit options as well as mapping exercises for participants to document their challenges and vision for transportation investments along the corridor. To learn more about the study visit southcorridor.org.

Date: Monday, April 29
Time: 5:30-8pm
Place: Memorial Building, 308 W 7th St, Columbia, TN 38401, USA


Posted on: 4 Apr, 2019