American Rescue Plan Grants to Local Arts Agencies for Subgranting: Contact Us

We understand that applying for federal funding and managing a grant can be a significant undertaking. Our staff strives to ensure that all applicants, including those who are entirely new to the Arts Endowment application process, receive the support they need. We welcome the opportunity to connect with you.

To help us respond to your inquiries as quickly as possible, please use the Rescue Plan contact information listed below instead of reaching out directly to specific Arts Endowment staff members. We encourage you to email us. Emails and calls will be returned promptly.

Grants to Local Arts Agencies for Subgranting Program:

Grants to Organizations Program:


Grants to Local Arts Agencies for Subgranting Program: 202-682-5035

Grants to Organizations Program:

  • Organizations with legal names beginning with A-L: 202-682-5036
  • Organizations with legal names beginning with M-Z: 202-682-5046

To determine which contact information applies to you, use your organization’s legal name as it appears in the current IRS 501(c)(3) status letter or in the official document that identifies your organization as a unit of state or local government, or as a federally recognized tribal community. Don’t worry if you pick the wrong email address or phone number, we will still receive your message and respond. We are using multiple email addresses and phone numbers to help manage email/call volume.

Individuals with Disabilities:

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.