American Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations: Applicant Resources


Frequently Asked Questions


NEA staff conducted a American Rescue Plan Grants for Organizations guidelines webinar on June 30, 2021. An overview presentation was followed by a Q&A session. A complete recording of the webinar is now available. A PDF of the PowerPoint presentation is available for download.

First Time Applicant?

Learn about getting a DUNS number and registering with and

Eligibility video 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.