Creative Girls Rock mural
Elisheba Mrozik, Lead Artist
Thrive connects artists and organizations with the community to create neighborhood investments and transformations. By offering funding opportunities outside of the traditional grants process, Thrive empowers artists and organizations to build, strengthen and cultivate communities in Davidson County.
Application: FY22 Thrive Cycle 2, Community Practice Artist Incubator (closes Oct. 25)
FY22 Thrive Guidelines (video below)
FY22 Thrive Panelist Information Form
Arts Vendor Short Form
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.
Special Allocation of April 2020 THRIVE Funding
Interested in learning more?
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