Set Deadline Grants are now open

Artist working on a large-scale mural in South Omaha

Nebraska Arts Council has opened its Fall 2022 Set Deadline Grants. The deadline for these grants is on Monday, October 3rd, 2022.

The following categories are open:

Artists in Schools/Communities

The Artists in Schools/Communities (AiS/C) Grant program provides funds to hire artists from the Nebraska Arts Council’s Artist Roster (Nebraska Arts Council website) to lead interactive sessions conducted online or in-person.

For Artists in School/Communities (AiS/C) information, including the process to apply for a grant, refer to the AISC Guidelines (AISC Guidelines).

Important residency information:

Arts Learning Project Grant

Arts Learning Projects Grants support programs with a strong educational emphasis in preK-12 schools or in community settings. Community-based projects must incorporate educational learning outcomes in the arts. School-based projects must incorporate local or national educational learning standards in the arts and may also be aligned with standards in other disciplines.

Arts Project Grant

Arts Project Grants support arts programming, productions or events open to the general public.  Support is limited to an arts project taking place within a defined period of time. The program or event may have multiple components and/or performances. Examples of project types include exhibitions, performances, poetry readings, commissions and/or support of new work development, arts festivals, community murals, and ethnic heritage projects. This category may include projects supporting artists and cultural activities that broaden opportunities for underserved communities.


Tutorial videos are also available to help you in your application process.  We encourage you to watch these prior to submitting your application. You can find them here.

Max amounts to request:

APG and ALG: $7,500

AISC $7,500 one artist/$15,000 multiple artists