SUBMISSION DEADLINE: April 27, 2018 @ 5 pm PST
The Heritage Award honors and recognizes Nevada master folk and traditional artists who, at the highest level of excellence and authenticity, carry forward the folk traditions of their families and communities through practice and teaching. A “community” can be defined as a group of people who share common cultural elements, such as ethnicity, tribal heritage, national origin, occupation, religious belief, geographic area or traditional art form. All nominees must be residents of Nevada and must be living at the time of their nomination. The Nominee must have a social security number in order to receive the cash award.
APPLICATION & REVIEW PROCESS
This is an annual nomination. As nominations arrive, each is reviewed for eligibility and completeness by NAC staff, processed and scheduled for panel review. Nominators are notified of dates for the grant panel, which is open to the public.
REQUIRED SUPPORT MATERIAL
- All required Support Material must be submitted using the NAC’s online grant system
- Specific Support Material required for Nevada Heritage Award nominations will be available on the online grant system
- Please provide a narrative statement identifying the individual, the art form, and why you believe this person should receive the award. (2400 characters)
- What is your relationship to the nominee? How long have you known her/him, and in what capacity? (1200 characters)
Talk with Folklife Program staff before you start your nomination. Staff welcomes questions and can help you to develop an eligible and competitive nomination.
|Folklife Director||Patricia Atkinson||775.687.7103|
|Folklife Specialist||Rebecca Snetselaar||702.486.3739|