Our Town Application Deadline

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 23:59

Organizations may apply for creative placemaking projects that contribute to the livability of communities and place the arts at their core. Our Town offers support for projects in two areas:

  • Arts Engagement, Cultural Planning, and Design Projects that represent the distinct character and quality of their communities. These projects require a partnership between a nonprofit organization and a local government entity, with one of the partners being a cultural organization. Matching grants range from $25,000 to $200,000.
  • Projects that Build Knowledge About Creative Placemaking. These projects are available to arts and design service organizations, and industry, policy, or university organizations that provide technical assistance to those doing place-based work. Matching grants range from $25,000 to $100,000.
Step 1 - Submit SF-424 to Grants.gov September 12, 2016 by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time
Step 2 - Submit Materials to NEA-GO September 19, 2016 to 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time on September 26, 2016
Earliest Announcement of Grant Award or Rejection April 2017
Earliest Beginning Date for National Endowment for the Arts Period of Performance August 1, 2017