Nashville, TN – According to the statement, the Nashville Symphony will receive a $150,000 grant.

Officials said that this grant is an American Rescue Plan grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help the arts and cultural sector recover from the pandemic.

The NEA will award $57,750,000 in grant awards to 567 arts organizations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington, DC.

Dr. Maria Rosario Jackson, chair of the NEA, released the following statement:

“Our nation’s arts sector has been among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Endowment for the Arts’ American Rescue Plan funding will help arts organizations, such as the Nashville Symphony, rebuild and reopen. The arts are crucial in helping America’s communities heal, unite, and inspire, as well as essential to our nation’s economic recovery.”