CHALLENGE AMERICA: Application Calendar

Part 1 - Submit to April 11, 2019
Prepare application material so that it’s ready to upload when the Applicant Portal opens
Part 2 - Submit to Applicant Portal April 16-23, 2019
Earliest Announcement of Grant Award or Rejection December 2019
Earliest Beginning Date for National Endowment for the Arts Period of Performance January 1, 2020

Note: To allow time to resolve any problems you might encounter, we strongly recommend that you register/renew your registration by at least March 20, 2019 and submit to by at least April 2, 2019.

Applicants are required to use See "How to Prepare and Submit an Application" for further information.

An organization may submit only one application to either Art Works or Challenge America (see "Application Limits" for the one exception to this rule).

Late, ineligible, and incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

In the event of a major emergency (e.g., a hurricane or technological failure), the NEA Chairman may adjust application deadlines for affected applicants. If a deadline is extended for any reason, an announcement will be posted on our website.

Please do not seek information on the status of your application before the announcement date that is listed above.

If you have questions:

Call: 202-682-5700

  202-682-5496 Voice/T.T.Y. (Text-Telephone, a device for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.)

Information symbol  Individuals who do not use conventional print should contact the NEA's Accessibility Office at 202-682-5532 for help in acquiring an audio recording of these guidelines.

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