Several East Tennessee art programs to benefit from grants

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville announced Monday, 24 grants have been awarded to nonprofit art programs in six East Tennessee counties.

The Arts Build Communities (ABC) grants range from $500 to $3,500 and are designed to provide support for arts projects that broaden access to art in the state.

In Knox County, 16 programs will be awarded grants. Those programs serve 88,000 adults and 14,000 kids.

“The point of the programs are to get the arts to get the arts programs out to the adults and residents of as many Tennessee counties as we can,” said Liza Zenni, Executive Director of the Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville.

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