Manage Your Award

Beginning in mid-January, 2023, you will access the REACH system using . is a sign in service used by the public to securely access your information on federal government websites. Once you set up a account, you can use the same username and password to access multiple government websites, including REACH,, and 

To prepare for this transition: 

  • If you already have a account, please log in to the REACH system using your current REACH user name and password to confirm that the primary email address you have on file in the REACH system is also associated with your account
  • If you do not have a account, please go to and Create an Account. The email that you register with your account should be the same as the primary email address you have on file in the REACH system.

IMPORTANT: You must use a unique-to-you email address for For example: This should not be an email account that is shared by multiple people.   

If you need to update your email address in REACH, please go to the Change Requests tab for each open award in REACH and select A. We Need to Update People on this Award.

After mid-January, 2023, updated information will appear on the REACH site to assist you with registration and access to REACH. 

Resources Create an Account Help Center
NEA’s REACH System

Rules, regulations, policies and procedures to manage and administer a grant or cooperative agreement (award), including forms, guidance, and reporting requirements that govern your award.

General Operating Support Waivers

Part 200 Uniform Guidance Updates Effective November 12, 2020

Notice to Recipients that Subgrant NEA Funds: Federal Government-Wide Unique Entity Identifier Transition on April 4, 2022

FAQs for Applicants & Awardees in Response to COVID-19

Office of Grants Management Contact Information, Final Work Product Submission, and CPA Audit Confirmation Requests

I received my National Endowment for the Arts award:

Commonly Used Forms and Resources For Recommended Applicants and for Award Recipients

Email Alert

Due to restrictions from the Department of Homeland Security we are not able to send emails to alias addresses that forward to another email account. Please do not enter this type of email address.


Office of Inspector General (OIG):  Helping what works - work better!

NEA award recipients have a fiduciary obligation to ensure absolute integrity in the use of, and accountability for tax payer’s dollars.

Please report any possible fraud, waste and abuse to NEA’s OIG. You may report anonymously and your identity will remain confidential (unless unavoidable).

Call the OIG Hotline 1-877-535-7448 or report to