CHALLENGE AMERICA: Application Calendar

Part 1 - Submit to Grants.gov April 9, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time
Prepare application material so that it’s ready to upload when the Applicant Portal opens
Part 2 - Submit to Applicant Portal April 14-21, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time
Earliest Announcement of Grant Award or Rejection December 2020
Earliest Beginning Date for National Endowment for the Arts Period of Performance January 1, 2021

Note: To allow time to resolve any problems you might encounter, finalize your Grants.gov/SAM registration by at least March 18, 2020 and submit to Grants.gov by at least March 31, 2020.

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

An organization may submit only one application to either Grants for Arts Projects 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 Grants.gov technological failure), the National Endowment for the Arts Chairman may adjust application deadlines for affected applicants. If a deadline is extended for any reason, an announcement will be posted on our website.

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

If you have questions:

Emailchallengeamerica@arts.gov

Call: 202-682-5700

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

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