Tennessee Arts Commission
08/23/19 11:59 PM (CST)
Grants to Tennessee nonprofit organizations, government entities, artists groups, and individual artists to attend an arts conference. Eligible uses of funds include registration fees, hotel, and travel costs while attending the conference. Applicants must provide a compelling case as to why their participation in the conference will have a substantial impact on their work or community.
The Tennessee Arts Commission encourages applications from any eligible organization or individual from across the state. Those located or living in distressed counties (Lake, Lauderdale, Hardeman, McNairy, Perry, Jackson, Clay, Grundy, Van Buren, Bledsoe, Fentress, Morgan, Scott, Hancock and Cocke), at-risk counties, and rural counties are encouraged to apply.
Limited non-matching Special Opportunities funds are available to cover some costs associated with attending:
Performing Arts Exchange (PAE)
The Performing Arts Exchange, or PAE, an annual performing arts booking, showcasing and professional development conference, managed by South Arts will be hosted in Orlando, FL, September 23-26, 2019. PAE is the primary marketplace and forum for performing arts presenting and touring in the eastern US. Their purpose is to connect artists with audiences by fostering excellence in all aspects of presenting and touring the performing arts.
This grant opportunity is available to reimburse attendees for:
-For PAE: Documented registration fees for the conference. Applicant should clearly state which registration rate(s) apply. Please see the URL for Full Text (RFP) below for Fees for the 2019 Performing Arts Exchange
- Automobile: Mileage reimbursement is $.47/mile and subject to change per state regulations.
- Air Travel
- Hotel: Applicants must use GSA rates for hotel, unless staying in the conference hotel). This grant does not cover taxes or parking associated with hotel lodging. When closing out this grant, awardees will be required to upload their hotel receipt. The receipt MUST be in the name of the awardee (see note below).
GrantWatch ID#: 143603
This grant category provides…
- Up to $500 for individual applicants who reside in Tennessee, or
- Up to $1,000 for organizational applicants registering a minimum of 2 or more staff, or
- Up to $1,000 for artist duos, groups or ensembles who reside in Tennessee (for artists who perform in an ensemble of 2 or more individuals and are performing at an official South Arts sponsored showcase for the event).
Funds are available to cover some costs associated with attending Performing Arts Exchange by South Arts. September 23-26, 2019. Grantees will be required to close out this grant and request funds (same report) within 30 days of the activity end date, or risk forfeiture of grant funds.
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