National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
03/29/21 11:59 PM ET
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and IHEs to explore the impact and value of the arts for American life. Applicants are advised that the required online registration may take several weeks to complete. Studies may address the individual components of the nation’s arts ecology, or the interaction of multiple components with each other and other domains of American life.
Research Grants in the Arts provides an opportunity to engage with the National Endowment for the Arts’ five-year agenda for 2017-2021. The research agenda offers guidance on the types of study questions and topics that appeal to the agency’s long-term research goals.
The NEA is interested in research that identifies and examines:
Projects may include, but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 175012
NEA anticipates awarding 10 to 15 grants, based on the availability of funding.
Grants will range from $10,000 to $100,000.
Support of a project may start on or after January 1, 2022. Grants generally may cover a period of performance of up to two years, with an exception for projects that include primary data collection as part of the proposed activity. Projects that include primary data collection may request up to three years. Projects that extend beyond one year will be required to submit an annual progress report, and must include updated human ethics training and Institutional Review Board (IRB) materials as necessary.
Costs incurred before the earliest project start date of January 1, 2022, can't be included in your budget or cost share/match.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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