CHALLENGE AMERICA: Applicant Resources


On March 1, 2022, Arts Endowment staff conducted a webinar on the Challenge America guidelines. The webinar included an overview of the funding category and tips for applicants, as well as a Q&A session.

How to Apply Tutorials

Applicant Q&A

Join us for an informal "office hours" style Q&A Zoom session. Challenge America staff will be available to answer questions about the FY 2023 Challenge America guidelines, application process, and deadlines. 

Please register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

March 15th, 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET
Accommodations: Captioning, ASL

March 30th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET
Accommodation: Captioning

April 11th, 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET
Accommodations: Captioning, Spanish interpretation

Additional Resources

Applying for a Federal Grant for the First Time?

Things to Know Before You Apply: Federal Civil Rights and Your Grants Application Webinar

Challenge America Applicant Tips

Common Application Mistakes Support

SAM Help

Online Tutorial: Using the Grant Application Form (GAF)

Application Checklist

Accessibility Requirements for Applicants and Grantees

Accessibility Checklist

Accessibility Questions for Recommended Applicants

Recent Grants

Responsible Conduct of Performance Measurement, Program Evaluation, and Research

Historic Preservation Review Process