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Arts Learning Project Grant (ALG)

Grants to Nebraska Schools, School Districts, Nonprofits,
and Agencies for PreK-12 Arts Education Programs

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Nebraska Arts Council (NAC)

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Grants ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 to Nebraska public schools, nonprofits, public agencies, and educational service units for arts education programs. The programs may benefit students in grades PreK-12 or take place in community settings.

Funding may go towards expenses such as artistic fees, related travel expenses, production and exhibition costs, marketing expenses, and planning and evaluation. Teacher release time, workshop fees and other education related expenses are also acceptable uses of funding.

Projects may take place in PreK-12 schools or in community settings.

Community-based projects must incorporate educational learning outcomes in the arts. School-based projects must incorporate local, state, or national educational learning standards in the arts, and may also be aligned with standards in other disciplines.

Highest priority for funding will be given to projects that identify, develop, and support best practices in educational and cultural collaborations addressing educational learning standards.

Requests exceeding $7,500 must be school-based, including more than one school, or must involve significant outreach in multiple communities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170954

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,000 - $15,000

Term of Contract:

Projects may take place January 1 - June 30. Projects that span the summer may have a start date as early as June 1 and an end date as late as August 31.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations incorporated in Nebraska that are federally tax-exempt, public agencies and sub-divisions of governmental agencies, including PreK-12 accredited schools.

Basic Support grantees may apply only for school-based projects. Organizations and college/university departments may apply for either one Arts Project Grant or one Arts Learning Project Grant per deadline.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Arts Advocacy Day - Beyond the Basics: NAC Grant Writing Tips & Techniques
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Lincoln Community Foundation - 215 Centennial Mall S. #100 - 5th Floor Large Conference Room

This workshop is designed for applicants who have questions about completing a NAC grant application. Common problems, recommendations for better narratives and budgets, and information about NAC’s new grant system will be discussed.

Contact Rachel Morgan for more information.

More information on the Workshop:

Pre-Application Information:

The applicant must have enough cash to match all of the dollars requested.

- Spring Deadline: March 1 (for projects taking place July 1 - June 30)
- Fall Deadline: October 1 (for projects taking place January 1 - June 30)

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To register for the February 13 workshop, click here:

Anne Alston, Arts Education Manager

Rachel Morgan

Nebraska Arts Council
1004 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nebraska