The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization that benefits nonprofits serving worthy causes in 40 Middle Tennessee counties, has awarded the Cannon County REACH Program an 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 Cannon and 33 other middle Tennessee counties received funding through this program.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee oversees more than 670 charitable funds. In the past seventeen years, The Community Foundation has distributed more than $408 million to community programs and institutions. Currently, The Community Foundation manages funds totaling $372 million.