Old Hickory Village Centennial Celebration Time Capsule Project, Wayne Brezinka

THRIVE: Additional Project Funds Release, April 2020

Update: All April 2020 THRIVE Funds Have Been Allocated as of April  24, 2020.

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.

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FY20 THRIVE Funding Guidelines



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