The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville leverages and unites the unique resources of the arts and business communities to create a thriving, sustainable creative culture in Nashville.
They create mutually beneficial partnerships between arts and business
Provide direct services, key opportunities, and education to the creative community to help them master the business of art
Inspire workplace creativity in businesses to demonstrate the impact of the arts through tangible benefits
Develop life-long arts participants and supporters
Volunteer Lawyers and Professionals for the Arts (VLPA), formerly Tennessee Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (TNVLA), is now a program of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville. It provides free legal assistance and education to low-income artists of all disciplines and emerging nonprofit arts organizations located in the greater Nashville area. VLPA is committed to improving the ability of artists to create productive and effective relationships with other artists, lawyers and the business entities on which they depend.