Guidelines and application materials for three National Endowment for the Arts funding categories – Art Works, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships – have posted on the Arts Endowment’s website. The National Endowment for the Arts supports projects in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
The FY 2020 Art Works and Challenge America programs support projects taking place beginning in 2020. Guidelines and application materials are in the Apply for a Grant section of the website. Please note that in the Art Works category the National Endowment for the Arts is encouraging artistically excellent projects that address any of the following activities below:
In addition, guidelines for FY 2020 Creative Writing Fellowships: Prose are posted for application by published creative writers. Guidelines and application materials for the fellowships are also in the Apply for a Grant section of the website.
Questions about these guidelines or your application? Please use the list on the NEA’s website to determine your appropriate staff contact.
DATES AND DEADLINES
Application Deadlines: February 14 & July 11, 2019
A guidelines workshop webinar is scheduled for January 9, 2019 at 3:00pm ET. Click here to register.
Application Deadline: April 11, 2019
A guidelines workshop webinar is scheduled for February 27, 2019 at 3:00pm ET. Click here to register.
An additional webinar will be offered on January 10, 2019 at 3:00pm ET for previous Challenge America applicants interested in applying for Art Works. Click here to register. NOTE: An organization may not apply to both the Art Works AND the Challenge America categories.
Visit the NEA’s recent grant search for examples of past NEA grants.
Creative Writing Fellowships: Prose
Application Deadline: March 6, 2019
Visit the Arts Endowment’s Literature Fellowships webpage to read excerpts by and features on past Creative Writing Fellows.