Challenge America

National Endowment for the Arts
Deadline: 4/27/2023, 8:59 PM

Challenge America offers support primarily to small organizations forprojects in all artistic disciplines that extend the reach of the arts to groups/communities with rich and dynamic artistic and cultural contributions to share 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 may be a good entry point for organizations that are new to applying for federal funding. Learn more at