New Research Awards Guidelines Posting Schedule

New Research Awards guidelines will be posted soon, including those for Research Grants in the Arts and NEA Research Labs.

Upcoming deadlines:

IMPORTANT: Finalize your Grants.gov/SAM registrations and submit early to Grants.gov to allow time to resolve any issues you might encounter during the submission process.

SAM.gov: No later than March 8, 2021

Grants.gov: No later than March 19, 2021

Part 1 - Submit to Grants.gov

March 29, 2021

Prepare application material so that it’s ready to upload when the Applicant Portal opens

Part 2 - Submit to Applicant Portal

April 1-8, 2021

Earliest Announcement of Award or Rejection

November 2021

Earliest Start Date for Proposed Project

Research Grants in the Arts: January 1, 2022

NEA Research Labs: March 1, 2022