Through project-based funding, the program supports opportunities for public engagement with the arts and arts education, for the integration of the arts with strategies promoting the health and well-being of people and communities, and for the improvement of overall capacity and capabilities within the arts sector.
Eligible applicants include nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3), U.S. organizations; units of state or local government; or Federally recognized Tribal communities or tribes. The applicant organization must meet NEA's legal requirements and have completed a three-year history of arts programming prior to the application deadline.
The following are not eligible to apply: individuals, applications through a fiscal sponsor/agent, or designated state and jurisdictional arts agencies (SAAs) and their regional arts organizations (RAOs). An organization may submit only one application per calendar year, except for parent (and related) organizations and applicants to the media arts discipline at the deadline.
Applicants may request cost share/matching grants ranging from $10k to $100k
Designated local arts agencies eligible to subgrant may request $30k to $150k
The National Endowment for the Arts is an independent federal agency that is the largest funder of the arts and arts education in communities nationwide and a catalyst of public and private support for the arts.
The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is offering grants to support the development of new and existing cooperatives in Wisconsin, with a goal of fostering the success of current and future cooperatives by supporting planning and exploratory research in advance of making a large investment.