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How Do I Apply?

If you are applying for grants within the Artists in Schools and Communities program for events that occur before June 30, 2018, please use eGrant system.

For all grants starting in Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2018 or later), please go to the link below to access grant applications. This is a new system and you must create a new account prior to submitting your application.

Click here to access grant portal

Deadlines

Set Deadline Grants

Nebraska Arts Council is using a new grants management system.  Please go to the link below to access Set Deadline grant applications. This is a new system so you must create a new account prior to submitting your application.

Click here to create a new account and access the online grant portal


The majority of NAC grant funding is distributed semi-annually following our spring and fall set deadlines. These applications are typically for larger projects and operational support with funding requests upward of $2,500.

March 1 Set Deadline Grants
For projects that will take place between July 1 and June 30.

  • Artists in Schools/Communities Sponsor Grants (more than $2,500)
  • Annual Series & Events Grants (Invitation only)
  • Arts Project Grants
  • Arts Learning Project Grants
  • Basic Support Grants (Invitation only)

October 1 Set Deadline Grants
For projects that will take place between January 1 and June 30.

  • Artists in Schools/Communities Sponsor Grants (more than $2,500)
  • Annual Series & Events Grants (Invitation only)
  • Arts Project Grants
  • Arts Learning Project Grants

Floating Deadline Grants
For small projects occuring at any time. These applications are submitted at least 4-6 weeks in advance of the project or event.

  • Mini Grants (6-12 weeks prior)
  • Artists in Schools/Communities Sponsor Grants (less than $2,500, 6 weeks prior)
  • Nebraska Touring Program Sponsor Grants (6 weeks prior)