RESEARCH AWARDS: Application Calendar

Part 1 - Submit to Grants.gov March 30, 2020
Prepare application material so that it’s ready to upload when the Applicant Portal opens
Part 2 - Submit to Applicant Portal April 2-9, 2020
Earliest Announcement of Award or Rejection November 2020
Earliest Beginning Date for National Endowment for the Arts Period of Performance Research Grants in the Arts: January 1, 2021

NEA Research Labs: March 1, 2021

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 9, 2020 and submit to Grants.gov by at least March 20, 2020.

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.

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

If you have questions:

Emailnearesearchgrants@arts.gov

If you have a question about access for individuals with disabilities:

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

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