American Rescue Plan Grants to Local Arts Agencies for Subgranting: Applicant Resources


Frequently Asked Questions


On June 16, 2021, NEA Partnerships staff conducted a webinar for Local Arts Agencies considering applying for subgranting through Grants for Arts Projects and/or the American Rescue Plan. Watch the archive.

First Time Applicant?

Learn about getting a DUNS number and registering with and and Support Support

SAM Help

Application Assistance

Ask A Specialist Videos
Short videos by NEA specialists focusing on the different elements of the ARP application process. [Spanish captioned]

Common Application Mistakes

Online Tutorial: Using the Grant Application Form (GAF)

Application Checklist


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

Information symbol  Contact the Office of Accessibility at 202-682-5532 / or the Office of Civil Rights at to request an accommodation or an alternate format of the guidelines.

Technical Assistance

Applicant Q&A 
Bring your questions about the American Rescue Plan funding to these Zoom sessions.