“The Arts .
belong to all the people of the United States” The arts are a powerful and important part of what unites us.
The arts celebrate our differences while connecting us through shared experiences.
For over 50 years, the National Endowment for
the Arts (NEA) has been healing, uniting, and lifting up communities with compassion and creativity.
Grants for Arts Projects is our principal grants program for organizations based in the United States.
Through project-based funding, the program supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.
An organization may submit only one application under these FY2023 Grants for Arts Projects guidelines.
The National Endowment for the Arts’ support of a project may start on or after January 1, 202 3. Generally, a period of performance of up to two years is allowed.
If an organization applies to the Challenge America category, it may not also apply to the Grants for Arts Projects category.