Volume 52, Number 9

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Community Foundation announces Arts Build Communities Grant in Pickett County

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization that benefits nonprofits serving worthy causes in 40 Middle Tennessee counties, has awarded Good Neighbors Theater, Inc. a $1,000 Arts Build Communities (ABC) grant.
The Arts Build Communities program is funded by the Tennessee General Assembly and administered in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission and The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The ABC grant program aims to strengthen communities by funding projects that nurture artists and arts organizations. 
Those eligible to apply for ABC are tax-exempt nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, public or private educational institutions (K through college), libraries, or governmental agencies. Funds awarded to a single organization range from $500 to $3,000. ABC grant funds must be matched dollar-for-dollar by the recipient.
Organizations in the following counties receive funding through this program: Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Franklin, Giles, Hickman, Jackson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Moore, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, Wayne, White, Williamson, and Wilson.
ABC grants fund a variety of quality arts projects. For more information, visit www.cfmt.org. The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee oversees more than 670 charitable funds. 
In the past 17 years, The Community Foundation has distributed more than $408 million to community programs and institutions. Currently, The Community Foundation manages funds totaling $372 million.
For more information, contact Laundrea Lewis at 615-321-4939 or toll-free at 888-540-5200. Visit us on the web at www.cfmt.org.

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