OUR TOWN: Application Calendar

Part 1 - Submit to Grants.gov

August 5, 2021 by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

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

Part 2 - Submit to Applicant Portal

August 10-17, 2021 by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time

Earliest Announcement of Grant Award or Rejection

April 2022

Earliest Start Date for Proposed Project

July 1, 2022

Note: To allow time to resolve any problems you might encounter, finalize your Grants.gov/SAM registration by at least July 15, 2021, and submit to Grants.gov by at least July 26, 2021.

You are required to use Grants.gov. See "How to Apply" for further information.

Before you apply through Grants.gov for the first time, you must be registered. Registration with Grants.gov:

  • Is a multi-step process.
  • Takes time; allow at least two weeks.
  • Must be completed before you can submit your application.

Late, ineligible, and incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

In the event of a major emergency (e.g., a hurricane or Grants.gov technological failure), the Arts Endowment Chairman may adjust application deadlines for affected applicants. If a deadline is extended for any reason, an announcement will be posted on our website.

If you have questions: Email: OT@arts.gov

202-682-5082 Voice/T.T.Y. (Text-Telephone, a device for individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.)

Call or email the Office of Accessibility at 202-682-5532 / accessibility@arts.gov to request an accommodation or an alternate format of the guidelines.

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May 2021