ArtsZone is AutoZone's arts funding program, administered by ArtsMemphis. ArtsZone grants strengthen the Memphis community by combining AutoZone’s commitment to excellence and enrichment in the arts with ArtsMemphis’ grantmaking experience and knowledge. Funding is determined by a grant panel composed of AutoZone representatives.
Beginning February 1, 2019, all grant applications will be submitted through our online grant application platform. Please click here to access the grant application site and to create your account.
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April 1, 2019
April 29, 2019
Letter of Intent due by 5:00pm
June 7, 2019
Invitation to submit full application sent.
Organizations notified if they are not selected to submit a full application.
June 21, 2019
WHEREtoGIVEmidsouth.org profile creation / update deadline.
July 2, 2019
Applications due by 5:00pm
July 9, 2019
Applicant Interviews- Exact Time TBD
ArtsZone is open to 501(c)(3) organizations in the Greater Memphis area with an arts focus, a minimum three-year history of presenting quality arts projects, and an active Board of Directors.
Note: Capital campaigns are not supported through ArtsZone funding. If you are interested in securing support for a capital campaign, please apply through the AutoZone Greater Memphis Area Grant Application.
To learn more about AutoZone's Charitable Priorities, please download the document here.
The FY20 ArtsZone Application is now closed.
Please click here to access the FY20 ArtsZone FAQ document.
Please send questions to [email protected] The deadline to submit questions is April 20, 2019, 5:00 p.m.