National Endowment for the Arts Announces Emergency Funding Opportunity
Targeted: Funded projects are limited to engaged artists and/or contractual personnel to maintain or expand the period during which such persons would be engaged.
Timely: Grants will be implemented on an expedited timeline to help get funds to communities quickly so that jobs in the arts are preserved.
For state arts agencies and regional arts organizations:
Applications due: March 13, 2009
Awards announced: April 2009
Project start date: on or after April 1, 2009.
For nonprofit arts organizations:
Applications due: April 2, 2009
Awards announced: July 2009
Project start date: on or after July 1, 2009.
Temporary: The guidelines and information make clear that this is a one-time funding opportunity.
Please go to the Recovery section of the Web site for guidelines and more information.
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About the National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education. Established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government, the Arts Endowment is the largest annual national funder of the arts, bringing great art to all 50 states, including rural areas, inner cities, and military bases.