CHALLENGE AMERICA: Application Calendar

Part 1 - Submit SF-424 to Grants.gov April 12, 2018
Part 2 - Submit Materials to Applicant Portal

April 17-24, 2018

Earliest Announcement of Grant Award or Rejection

December 2018

Earliest Beginning Date for National Endowment for the Arts Period of Performance January 1, 2019

Note: To allow time to resolve any problems you might encounter, we strongly recommend that you register/renew your Grants.gov/SAM registration by at least March 21, 2018 and submit the SF-424 to Grants.gov by at least April 3, 2018.

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 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 Grants.gov 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:

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.)

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

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