National Endowment for the Arts
Initial deadline: 4/21/2022, 8:59 PM

Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations for projects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to populations that are underserved. Challenge America features an abbreviated application, a robust structure of technical assistance, and grants for a set amount of $10,000. Grants require a cost share/match of $10,000 consisting of cash and/or in-kind contributions. Total project costs must be at least $20,000 or greater.

This category is an entry point for organizations seeking NEA funding. See Applicant Eligibility for more information.

The NEA welcomes the opportunity to connect with you. Contact challengeamerica@arts.gov or 202-682-5700, and see Staff Assistancefor more information.