WELCOME TO THE NEVADA ARTS COUNCIL'S ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM

All applications, support material and final reports must be submitted through this portal. ALL APPLICATIONS CLOSE AT 5:00 PM (PST) ON THE DEADLINE DATE.

Account Information:

  • You must create an account or sign in to your existing account to apply for a grant or other opportunity. 
  • All official Nevada Arts Council correspondence will be sent to the e-mail associated with your account. It is imperative that the information and email address in your profile is accurate and kept up-to-date.
  • If you apply for grants/opportunities 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/opportunities that are currently open for applications are listed below. Click on Guidelines to review the full guidelines for each grant/opportunity.
  • To apply for a specific grant/opportunity, 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/opportunity using this website CLICK HERE.

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was enacted on March 11, 2021. In order to respond to the great need of artists in the wake of COVID-19, the Nevada Arts Council will award ARP funds to individual artists throughout Nevada to support the production and presentation of artistic projects across all disciplines and help artists recover from the impact of COVID-19. Examples of eligible projects include art exhibitions, performances, readings, concerts, the creation of art, and portfolio creation. Virtual/online projects are also eligible.

OPEN TO: Individual Artists (Must be NV resident, over 21, non-student)

APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • CYCLE A (Projects August 1–Dec 31, 2021): At least 30 days before the proposed project (while funds remain available)
  • CYCLE B (Projects Jan. 1–June 30, 2022): At least 30 days before the proposed project (while funds remain available)


Before applying, please read the full AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN GRANT: INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS guidelines.

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Arts Learning Express Grant (ALX) supports the creation and/or implementation of educational experiences in the arts by teaching artists on the Artists in Schools + Communities Roster (AIS+C). For FY22, this grant has been expanded to support short-term teaching artist residencies and the creation of virtual lessons. To offer flexibility to artists and expedite funding, ALX grants will be awarded on a non-competitive first come, first-served basis for each cycle. Grant funds are limited, so early submission is encouraged.

OPEN TO: Artists/groups on the Nevada Arts Council Artists in Schools + Communities Roster (Must NV resident)

Before applying, please read the FY22 Arts Learning Express Grant (ALX) guidelines.

*For more information and a current list of teaching artists on the AIS+C Roster: https://www.nvartscouncil.org/rosters/teaching-artists/ 

The Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Arts Learning Project Grant (ALP) is a grant designed to support arts learning activities, teaching artists residencies, and teacher/teaching artists training. These arts learning activities provide unique opportunities for students and people of all ages to work with practicing artists. Funds must be used for conducting lessons/workshops (in-person or online/virtual) and/or educational performances at schools or community facilities.

OPEN TO: Public institutions and NV incorporated 501(c)(3) organizations

Before applying, please read the ARTS LEARNING PROJECT GRANT guidelines.

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. 

OPEN TO: NV Incorporated 501(c)(3) organizations with annual budgets of $30,000 or less

**Before applying, applicants must talk with Folklife Program staff (see contact info below) and read the FOLKLIFE COMMUNITY GRANT guidelines.

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

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. 

OPEN TO: Intermediate or advanced-level folk/traditional artist or cultural practitioners (Must be NV resident, over 21, non-student)

**Before applying, applicants must talk with Folklife Program staff (see contact info below) and read the FOLKLIFE ARTIST GRANT guidelines.

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