National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
05/04/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants of $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, IHEs, and tribal entities to increase the availability of arts opportunities for underrepresented communities. Applicants are advised that required registrations and the first part of the application must be completed prior to submitting the Arts Endowment application.
Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. The program is rooted in principles that include, but are not limited to, the recognition that:
Challenge America seeks to address these potential barriers for organizations seeking funding.
Challenge America supports arts projects in all artistic disciplines. Projects must extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. Possible projects include, but are not limited to: arts programming, including commissioning or presentation of artists or artwork; marketing and promotional activities; and organizational planning. Projects may consist of one or more specific events or activities, and should not cover an entire season of programming.
Applicants proposing Arts Education projects: Projects for youth where the focus is exposure to or appreciation of the arts—whether activities take place in school, after school, during the summer, or in community settings are welcome in Challenge America.
GrantWatch ID#: 178794
Grants for a set amount of $10,000
Earliest Beginning Date for Proposed Project: January 1, 2022. Grants awarded under these guidelines generally may cover a period of performance of up to two years. The two-year period is intended to allow an applicant sufficient time to plan, execute, and close out its project, not to repeat a one-year project for a second year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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National Endowment for the Arts
400 7th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20506
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