Old Hickory Village Centennial Celebration Time Capsule Project, Wayne Brezinka


THRIVE funds:

  • artists

  • community organizations or businesses

for arts projects in neighborhoods.


Who is eligible for funding?

  • individual artists or artist teams

  • businesses and organizations

  • must be located in Nashville/Davidson County

  • must be at least 18 years of age


You are NOT eligible

  • If your organization receives funding from Metro Arts in the form of a grant

  • If you or a member of your immediate family/household is a member of the Metro Arts Board of Commissioners, an employee of the Metro Nashville Davidson County Government or Metro Nashville Public Schools


Definition of Artist

For the purposes of the THRIVE program, artists are defined as individuals who practice in the unique creation and public display or performance of visual arts, craft, sound and performance art, film and television (including production), theatre, dance, music or literary arts and can demonstrate at least two years of exhibition, performance or professional history.

View a Map of Recent THRIVE Projects

FY20 THRIVE Funding Guidelines


All funding for Fiscal Year 2020 has been allocated. We'll share information for Fiscal Year 2021 on May 1, 2020. 


Interested in learning more?  

Call or email Lauren Fitzgerald: 615-862-6736 or

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