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.
April 1, 2021
May 14, 2021 at 5pm CST
FY21 ArtsZone Grant Report Deadline
May 31, 2021
Invitations to submit an application are sent.
July 2, 2021 at 5pm CST
Grant Application Deadline
July 29, 2021
Selected Applicant Interviews
September 30, 2021
Grant Award Decisions
By December 31, 2021
Grant Awards Distributed
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.
If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact Colleen Chandler, Grants & Initiatives Manager at 901-578-2787, [email protected] before beginning work on an application.
To learn more about AutoZone's Charitable Priorities, please download the document here.
For a PDF list of the LOI questions, please click here.
Invitations to submit an application will be sent by May 31, 2021.
If you have not used our application platform before, please visit our tutorial videos here.
You may submit questions about this grant in writing to Colleen Chandler at [email protected]
A link to the FAQ document will be provided after the grant application opens.
If you have questions, please contact our Grants and Initiatives Department:
Tracy Lauritzen Wright, Chief Operating Officer [email protected]
Colleen Chandler, Grants and Initiatives Manager [email protected]
ArtsMemphis (901) 578-2787
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