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File #: RS2023-107    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2023 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/21/2023 Final action: 11/21/2023
Title: A resolution accepting a grant from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to allow artists and members of the Metro Arts staff to attend the Arts Administrators of Color Conference in Chicago.
Sponsors: Delishia Porterfield, Joy Styles
Attachments: 1. Grant Exhibit

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A resolution accepting a grant from the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to allow artists and members of the Metro Arts staff to attend the Arts Administrators of Color Conference in Chicago.

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WHEREAS, the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has awarded a grant, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 with no cash match required, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to allow artists and members of the Metro Arts staff to attend the Arts Administrators of Color Conference in Chicago; and,

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

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

Section 1.                     That the grant by and between the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to allow artists and members of the Metro Arts staff to attend the Arts Administrators of Color Conference in Chicago, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2.                     That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Metropolitan Arts Commission, based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.

Section 3.                     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 a grant contract with the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee and the Metropolitan Arts Commission to provide funding for artists and commission staff to attend the Arts Administrators of Color Conference. The conference was scheduled for November 11 and 12, 2023 in Chicago. The grant award is not to exceed $10,000 with no cash match.