Grant Guidelines

Through our Grant Programs the Nevada Arts Council partners with individuals, nonprofit organizations, and units of government/public institutions to bring a diversity of art forms and audiences together in Nevada’s urban centers and rural towns. The current Grant Guidelines for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) and Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) are listed below. Please select your grant type (Individual, Organization, or Public Institution) using the dropdown menu below, and the available grants for that selection will appear below. Please note, available grants may have additional eligibility requirements.

NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL GRANT POLICIES
Prior to applying for any grants, please read the Grant Policies which include information on overall eligibility requirements, funding restrictions, grant review processes, and grantee responsibilities.
FY20 Grant Policies
FY21 Grant Policies

 

    FOLK ARTS FELLOWSHIP GRANT

Recognizing outstanding individual artists

Grant Offered to:
Individual,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: April 15, 2020 (applications open 1/1/20)

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    OPERATING SUPPORT GRANT

Supporting core operations of arts organizations

Grant Offered to:
Organizations,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: N/A (two-year grant awarded in FY20)

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    PROJECT GRANT FOR ORGANIZATIONS

Supporting arts and cultural projects with community impact

Grant Offered to:
Organizations, Public Institutions,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: March 20, 2020 (applications open 1/1/20)

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    ARTS LEARNING PROJECT GRANT

Supporting growth through the arts for Pre-K through 12th grade students

Grant Offered to:
Organizations, Public Institutions,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: April 3, 2020 (applications open 1/1/20)

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    COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT

Supporting collaborative community-based projects

Grant Offered to:
Public Institutions,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: N/A (two-year grant awarded in FY20)

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    ARTIST FELLOWSHIP GRANT

Recognizing outstanding individual artists

Grant Offered to:
Individual,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: April 15, 2020 (applications open 2/3/20)

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    FELLOWSHIP PROJECT GRANT

Supporting continuing individual artistic accomplishment

Grant Offered to:
Individual,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: N/A (two-year grant awarded in FY20)

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    PROJECT GRANT FOR ARTISTS

Providing project support for individual artists

Grant Offered to:
Individual,

FY20 Deadline: Cycle B: 11/1/19
(applications open 9/2/19)

FY21 Deadline: Cycle A: May 1, 2020 (applications open 3/2/20)

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    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Promoting the continuing education of Nevada’s arts industry

Grant Offered to:
Individual,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: At least 30 days before activity (applications open 5/1/20)

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    ARTS LEARNING EXPRESS GRANT

Supporting short-term teaching artist residencies

Grant Offered to:
Individual, Organizations, Public Institutions,

FY20 Deadline: Closed

FY21 Deadline: At least 30 days before activity (applications open 5/1/20)

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    FOLKLIFE COMMUNITY GRANT

Supporting folk and traditional arts in communities

Grant Offered to:
Organizations,

FY20 Deadline: at least 30 days before project (applications open now for FY20)

FY21 Deadline: at least 30 days before project (applications open 5/1/20)

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    FOLKLIFE ARTIST GRANT

Supporting the work of master folk and traditional artists

Grant Offered to:
Individual,

FY20 Deadline: at least 30 days before project (applications open now for FY20)

FY21 Deadline: at least 30 days before project (applications open 5/1/20)

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