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Arts Project Grant (APG)

Grants to Nebraska Nonprofits and Agencies
for Public Arts Projects, Programs, or Events

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Nebraska Arts Council (NAC)

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Grants ranging from $2,000 to $7,500 to Nebraska nonprofit organizations and government agencies for arts events, productions, and programs serving public audiences. Possible project types include arts festivals, ethnic heritage projects, community murals, exhibitions, poetry readings, performances, commissions, and new work development.

This grantmaking category may include projects supporting artists and cultural activities that broaden opportunities for underserved communities. The National Endowment for the Arts defines an underserved community as one whose residents often lack access to arts programs due to geographic isolation and/or have limited access to arts resources and programs due to economics, ethnic background, disability, or age.

Support is limited to an arts project taking place within a defined period of time. The program or event may have multiple components and/or performances.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 170955

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,000 - $7,500

Term of Contract:

If applying for the Spring deadline, projects may take place July 1 - June 30.

If applying for the Fall deadline, 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:

Eligible applicants include all nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations, as well as public agencies and subdivisions of government.

PreK-12 accredited schools are encouraged to apply for Arts Learning Project or AiS/C grants.

Organizations and college/university departments may apply for either one Arts Project Grant or one Arts Learning Project Grant per deadline.

Basic Support grantees may not apply. However, they may be a collaborating partner in an Arts Project Grant application made by another organization.

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.

Rachel Morgan, Arts Industry Manager

Nebraska Arts Council
1004 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Phone: (402) 595-2122
Toll Free: (800) 341-4067
Fax: (402) 742-1110

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USA: Nebraska