WELCOME TO THE NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL'S ONLINE GRANT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

All grant applications, support material and final reports must be submitted through this grant portal. We strongly encourage all applicants to read through the updated grant guidelines on our website to review this year's grant requirements, submission deadlines and general policies. ALL GRANTS CLOSE AT 5:00 PM (PST) ON THE DEADLINE DATE.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the severity of COVID-19 escalating in Nevada, the Nevada Arts Council has been closed through April 10. We will be reviewing and responding to questions during this time; however, our responses may be limited or delayed. We appreciate your patience. Please continue to process and submit your Final Reports by the requested deadlines. For those of you with concerns about current or pending grants due to activities that are cancelled or postponed, please contact us via e-mail at grants@nevadaculture.org. We are working to find the best solutions for each of you at this time. We will notify all grantees If we make any changes to policies and we will navigate this process together.

We have also pushed back the submission due dates for ALL upcoming grants:

  • Project Grant for Organizations: New Due Date April 24, 2020
  • Arts Learning Project Grant: New Due Date May 1, 2020
  • Project Grant for Artists (Cycle A): New Due Date May 8, 2020
  • Artist Fellowship Grant & Folk Arts Fellowship Grant:New Due Date May 15, 2020


Account Information:

  • You must create an account or sign in to your existing account to apply for a grant. 
  • All official Nevada Arts Council grant correspondence will be sent to the contact associated with the applicant's account. It is imperative that the information and email address in your profile is accurate and kept up-to-date so you have access to your current and past grants on this system.
  • If you apply for grants as both an individual and as an organization, you should have two separate accounts with different email addresses (one for individual grants and one for organizational grants).

How to Navigate this Website:

  • All grants that are currently open for applications are listed below. Click on More to read full guidelines for each grant.
  • To apply for a specific grant, click Apply
  • To view your current applications (active and drafts) or access Final Report forms, click on your profile name in the upper right hand corner, then click on My Submissions.
  • To edit your profile information (including address, phone number, and email), click on your profile name in the upper right hand corner, then click on My Profile.
  • For a full guide on how to apply for a grant using this website CLICK HERE.

The Folklife Artist Grant supports traditional arts projects by folk artists and culture bearers. Eligible projects focus on the transmission of folk arts or traditions that are practiced, valued, and shared within culturally specific communities in Nevada.  

Before applying, applicants must talk with Folklife Program staff (see contact info below) and read the full Folklife Artist Grant guidelines by clicking HERE.

Rebecca Snetselaar: rsnetselaar@nevadaculture.org, 702-486-3739

The Folklife Community Grant supports programs with folk artists and culture bearers presented by organizations. Eligible projects focus on the transmission or presentation of particular folk arts or traditions that are practiced, valued, and shared within culturally specific communities in Nevada. 

Before applying, applicants must talk with Folklife Program staff (see contact info below) and read the full Folklife Community Grant guidelines by clicking HERE. 

Rebecca Snetselaar: rsnetselaar@nevadaculture.org, 702-486-3739

The Project Grant for Organizations for Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) supports the arts and cultural activities of organizations and public institutions.

Before applying, please read the full FY21 Project Grant for Organizations guidelines by clicking HERE.

*Note: If your organization received an FY20/FY21 Operating Support Grant you are NOT eligible for this grant.

The Arts Learning Project Grant for Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) is an annual grant designed to support arts learning activities, teaching artist residencies, and teacher training for Pre-K through 12th grade.  

Before applying, please read the full FY21 Arts Learning Project Grant guidelines by clicking HERE.

The Project Grant for Artists supports individual artists in the production and presentation of artistic projects.

APPLICATION DEADLINES: 

  • CYCLE A (Projects July 1–Dec 31, 2020): May 8, 2020 (NEW DEADLINE)
  • CYCLE B (Projects Jan. 1–June 30, 2021): November 2, 2020

Before applying, please read the full Project Grant for Artists guidelines by clicking HERE.

The Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Folk Arts Fellowship Grant recognizes outstanding accomplishments in the folk arts by Nevada artists. Folk arts are created and preserved within communities defined by cultural connections such as a common ethnic heritage, language, religion, occupation, or geographic area. They include traditional hand-crafted objects, decorative arts, ceremonial costumes, music, dance, rituals/celebrations, and verbal arts.

**You must contact Folklife Program staff before beginning your application to ensure that your art form is eligible to compete in the folk arts category. Email rsnetselaar@nevadaculture.org or call 702-486-3739.

Before applying, please read the full FY21 Folk Arts Fellowship Grant guidelines by clicking HERE.

The Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Artist Fellowship Grant recognizes outstanding literary and performing artists living in Nevada who demonstrate excellence in their work. (Visual artists will be eligible in Fiscal Year 2022).

Before applying, please read the full FY21 Artist Fellowship Grant guidelines by clicking HERE.