Enhancement Grant

This program supports strategies to strengthen an organization’s infrastructure, and position them for sustained growth, so that they may have a greater impact in the community. This program embodies tolerance for calculated risk taking, encouraging organizations to pursue significant projects that can propel mission achievement.

FY22 Eligibility

  • Organizations that received an ArtsMemphis unrestricted operating support grant in the current fiscal year are eligible to apply. These organizations must have:
  • 501c3 status.
  • a primary place of business in Shelby County, TN.
  • an arts-based mission.
  • accessible programming.
  • at least a three-year history of offering programming.
  • Organizations must have one dedicated, paid staff or contract person responsible for managing the proposed project.
  • Organizations with an open Enhancement Grant, or that received a grant in the previous fiscal year are not eligible.


The FY23 Enhancment Grant timeline will be announced Fall 2022.



2022 Enhancement Grantees

2020 Enhancement Grantees

2020 Enhancement Grantees

Circuit Playhouse
Collage Dance Collective
Hattiloo Theatre
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact our Grants and Initiatives Department:
Tracy Lauritzen Wright, Chief Operating Officer [email protected]
Bryce Goodloe, Programs & Operations Manager [email protected]
ArtsMemphis (901) 578-2787

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