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 registrations and submit early to to allow time to resolve any issues you might encounter during the submission process. No later than March 8, 2021 No later than March 19, 2021

Part 1 - Submit to

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