National Endowment For The Arts

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Direct grants to recent NEA awardees for $50,000. Designated local arts agencies to sub-grant $100,000 or $250,000 blocks.

More than 3,700 organizations that have received National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) awards in the past four years are eligible to apply for a direct grant. Funds can be used for staff salary support, fees for artists or contractual personnel, and facilities costs. The direct grants do not require a cost share or match and are for a fixed amount of $50,000.

Designated local arts agencies eligible to sub-grant may request $100,000 or $250,000 for sub-granting programs. The deadline to apply is April 22, 2020 with the earliest announcement of grant award or rejection by June 30.