We strengthen Artists and Organizations to elevate the People and Places of Memphis and Shelby County.

ArtsMemphis’ core functions are to Invest in Artists and Organizations and to Generate Arts Support.  We are the only organization in Shelby County dedicated to serving and supporting the nonprofit arts sector. In fiscal year 2022, ArtsMemphis awarded $3 million to 66 organizations and hundreds of artists. We convene meetings and conversations, we connect organizations to each other and to community partners. We serve as an advisor and steward for charitable giving by external partners – including businesses, government agencies, and family foundations.  

Learn more about our grant programs and applying for a grant.

Artist Emergency Fund




Arts Build Communities


Operating Support








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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ArtsMemphis is a registered Non-Profit Public Charity.

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