Requesting a waiver: Art Works

If you are unable to submit your application electronically, you may request a waiver. A waiver will be granted for the following reasons only:

  • Internet access is not available within a 30-mile radius of your organization's business office.
  • Disability prevents the submission of an electronic application.

Your waiver request must be in writing and must be received (not postmarked) at the Arts Endowment at least three weeks before the application deadline, or no later than 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time, on:

  • February 14, 2013, for the March 7, 2013, deadline.
  • July 18, 2013, for the August 8, 2013, deadline.

You may fax your request to 202/682-5660 or send it to:

Deputy Chairman for Programs and Partnerships
Waiver Request
Room 705
National Endowment for the Arts
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20506-0001

The National Endowment for the Arts continues to experience delays in the delivery of First-Class mail through the United States Postal Service (USPS). Please consider faxing your waiver request or using a commercial delivery service, particularly if you are sending your request close to the receipt deadline

In the event a waiver is granted, your complete application must be postmarked (or show other proof of mailing) no later than the relevant application deadline date listed above.