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In 2019, our friends at St. George’s Episcopal Church are matching all gifts and grants from NEW DONORS at $1 for $1 per donor. Increase you impact and make a donation today!

  • Make an online donation HERE.

  • Become a monthly donor HERE.

  • Mail a check payable to "Poverty and the Arts"
    1207 Dickerson Pike Nashville, TN 37207

We rely on donors to keep POVA running. Donors differ from customers as donors give funds directly to the organization in order to cover operating costs such as studio space, supplies, training, and more. We have several different levels for major giving, as well as event sponsorships.


TAX ID: 46-3699416

Poverty and the Arts is funded in part by Metro Arts Nashville Office of Art + Culture, Tennessee Arts Commission, St. George's Enterprise Ministry, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, The Louie M. and Betty M. Phillips Foundation, and the HCA Foundation.

Watch this artist testimonial video of Kateri created by Mazzo Media!


Easy Ways To Give Back!


In 2019, St. George’s Episcopal Church is matching all gifts/ grants from new donors $1 for $1 per donor. Increase you impact and make a donation today!


Go to & sign up or into your Amazon account. Type “Poverty & the Arts into the search bar and click search. Then select Poverty & the Arts in Nashville, TN. Congratulations! Now Amazon will donate  0.5% of each eligible purchase to Poverty & the Arts.


You can help Poverty & the Arts by shopping at Kroger! By registering you’re Kroger Plus card with Kroger Community Rewards, Poverty & the Arts will recieve a portion of your purchase.

Start by visiting
After creating an account you can search for “Poverty & the Arts” or enter HC483.

Arts Plate
TAC Specialty License Plate

Support POVA and the Tennessee Arts Commission through your purchase of a Tennessee specialty license plate or give a specialty tag as a gift through the Gift-A-Tag voucher program. TAC provides funding and support through its grant program to POVA, as well as arts organizations throughout Tennessee. The Tennessee Arts Commission's mission is for all citizens of Tennessee to have access to and participate in the arts.