Arts Education Mini-Grants (AE-MG) provide funds to meet one of the following objectives and strategies:
- Leverage arts and cultural assets to increase access and improve quality of arts learning for all Tennessee children and youth.
- Prepare students for success in school, career and life through the arts.
Eligible activities include the development of a strategic arts education plan informed by data from the Tennessee Arts Education Data Project or programs that develop 21st century learning and literacy skills and/or build skills to prepare students for jobs in the creative sector.
Applicants must be a nonprofit organization, government agency, public PK-12 school, private PK-12 school with 501(c)3 status, or a college or university located in a distressed, at-risk, rural, and/or TADI county. All applications must be submitted 30 days prior to the project start date. For more information, view the AE-MG Guidelines.