Community Impact

Collage Dance Collective
photo: Andrew J. Breig

Art transforms individual lives. And whole communities. 

ArtsMemphis provides funding, mentoring, and advocacy on behalf of the arts in Shelby County. In fiscal year 2019, we awarded 164 grants to 72 local organizations and artists. The groups and programs that we support reach more than 2.5 million audience members, including 700,000 students. What's more, our investments benefit nearly 5,000 artists in our community.

FY '20 Operating Support Grantees

FY '19 Grantees

Organizations

Africa in April Cultural Awareness Festival, Inc.
AngelStreet
Ballet Memphis
Beale Street Caravan
Beethoven Club
Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary's School
Caritas Village
Carpenter Art Garden
Center for Transforming Communities
Circuit Playhouse, Inc.
Collage Dance Collective
Creative Aging Memphis
Crosstown Arts
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Elmwood Cemetery
Germantown Community Theatre
GPAC
Hattiloo Theatre
Indie Memphis
IRIS Orchestra, Inc.
Latino Memphis
Lauderdale County Council of Arts
Levitt Shell
Luna Nova Music
Main Street Collierville
Memphis Black Arts Alliance, Inc.
Memphis Boychoir, Inc
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Memphis Chapter of the American Orff-Schulwerk Association
Memphis Choral Arts
Memphis Jewish Community Center
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis Wind Symphony 
Metal Museum
Music Export Memphis
National Civil Rights Museum
Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc.
New Ballet Ensemble and School
New Day Children's Theatre
Opera Memphis
Orpheum Theatre Group
Overton Park Conservancy
Playback Memphis
PRIZM Ensemble
Parks & Neighborhood Division, City of Memphis
RiverArtsFest, Inc.
Soulsville Foundation
Spiritual Foundation, Inc.
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
The Blues Foundation
The Collective (CLTV)
The Withers Collection
Theatre Memphis
TheatreWorks
Total Spirit Connection Ministries
Transformations Autism Treatment Center
Turtle Island Native American Association
University of Memphis
UrbanArt Commission
Visible Community Music School
Voices of the South
 

Artists

Sharon Havelka
Jed Jackson
Chuck Johnson
Lacy Mitcham Veteto
Aisha Raison
Juan Rojo

FY '18 Grantees

Organizations

Africa in April
Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Memphis
Angel Street
ArtsWorks Foundation
Ballet Memphis
Beale Street Caravan
Beethoven Club
Blues City Cultural Center
Blues Foundation
Buckman Performing Arts Center at St. Mary's School
Caritas Village
Carpenter Art Garden
Center For Transforming Communities
Circuit Playhouse
City of Covington - Tipton County Museum
Collage Dance Collective
Concerts International
Company d
Creative Aging Memphis
Crosstown Arts
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Elmwood Cemetery
Friends of the Levitt Shell Pavilion
Germantown Community Chorus
Germantown Community Theatre
Germantown Performing Arts Center
Hattiloo Theatre
Indie Memphis
IRIS ORCHESTRA
Latino Memphis
Lauderdale County Council of Arts
Luna Nova Music Ensemble
Mason Caregiver's Corporation
Memphis Boy Choir
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
Memphis Center for Independent Living
Memphis Chapter of the American Orff - Schulwerk Association
Memphis College of Art
Memphis Fashion Design Network
Memphis Jewish Community Center
Memphis Men's Chorale (DBA Memphis Choral Arts)
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Memphis Wind Symphony
Metal Museum
National Civil Rights Museum
Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc.
New Ballet Ensemble & School
New Day Children's Theatre
Opera Memphis
Orpheum Theatre Group
Playback Memphis
PRIZM Ensemble
River City Community Band, Inc.
RiverArts Fest
Soulsville Foundation 
Spiritual Foundation, Inc.
SRVS
Tennessee Shakespeare Company
Theatre Memphis
TheatreWorks
Thistle & Bee Enterprises, INC.
University of Memphis Foundation
UrbanArt Commission
Visible Music College
Voices of the South
Young Arts Patrons
 

Artists

Monica Bushong aka MB
Maritza Davila
Gerard Harris
Wilbert Mays
Andrea Morales
Mark Nowell
Catherine Patton
Veda Reed

 
 

One Gift Helps 80 Arts Groups and Artists

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