NAC: Arts Projects for the General Public Grant

Nebraska Arts Council

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Next deadline: Oct 2, 2024

Later deadlines: Mar 15, 2025

Grant amount: US $2,000 - US $7,500

Fields of work: Arts / Culture Access & Participation Public / Community Art Poetry Performing Arts Artist Training & Development Museums & Cultural Institutions Art Education Show all

Applicant type: Government Entity, Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Nebraska

Location of residency: Nebraska


NOTE: The purpose of the new Arts Project Floating Deadline grants is to provide funds that support a variety of arts and arts education projects that are conducted online or in-person, with adherence to health and safety guidelines. The Arts Projects for the General Public (APF for the Public) Grant exhibitions, performances, poetry readings, or development of new artworks. Applications are on a floating deadline and are due at least six weeks prior to the project start date. 

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.

  • Forge partnerships that create and expand opportunities for the arts
  • Cultivate new resources needed to sustain the arts in Nebraska
  • Establish the arts as basic to education and lifelong learning
  • Use the arts as a catalyst for understanding among cultures
  • Advocate for increased awareness and access to the arts

Note: The applicant must have enough cash to match all the dollars requested

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Eligible applicants include federally tax-exempt nonprofit organizations incorporated in Nebraska, public agencies and governmental sub-divisions.
  • Projects must be completed within the current NAC Fiscal Year, or by June 30 of the following year.
  • A detailed budget proposal is required.
  • APF grants require a dollar for dollar match to the grant request. 
  • The applicant organization must first be registered in NAC’s online grant system.

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This page was last reviewed January 23, 2024 and last updated January 23, 2024