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File #: RS2021-737    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Major Cultural Institution grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, to provide general operating support.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece
Attachments: 1. RS2021-737 legislation packet

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A resolution approving an application for a Major Cultural Institution grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, to provide general operating support.

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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Arts Commission is accepting applications for a Major Cultural Institution grant, with an award of $100,000 and required matching funds of $100,000; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved and submitted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1.                     That the grant application of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, for a Major Cultural Institution grant to provide general operating support, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Arts Commission.

Section 2.                     That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution approves an application for an annual grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Tennessee Arts Commission to the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission for general operational support. The Arts Commission typically receives an annual state grant to help cover its operating costs. If awarded, a local match of $100,000 will be required.