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Grants to Arkansas Nonprofits, CBOs, and Agencies to Provide Arts Programming for Veterans

Arts in Education (AIE) - Lifelong Learning Mini-Grants Veteran’s Project


GrantWatch ID# 204753
Agency: State

Funding Source
Arkansas Heritage, Arkansas Arts Council (AAC), and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

Geographic Focus
USA: Arkansas

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/31/23

Grant Description
Grants of up to $1,000 to Arkansas nonprofit, community-based, and governmental organizations to provide arts programming for veterans. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended for limited-duration artist residencies that will offer interactive activities or workshops to improve the quality of life for veterans.

The Arts for Lifelong Learning Mini-Grants Veteran’s Project program enriches the lives of veteran’s through quality arts learning experiences. This program provides funding for eligible institutions that wish to host a short-term (up to 10 days) residency program with artists. The professional artists do not need to be listed on the Arts in Education Artist Roster. Programs should have hands-on arts activities for veterans in community-based or governmental organizations and institutions. An in-service workshop may also be included in the Veteran’s Project program.



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Eligibility
  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
This program provides funding for eligible institutions that wish to host a short-term (up to 10 days) residency program with artists. Programs should have hands-on arts activities for veterans in community-based or governmental organizations and institutions.

Under these guidelines, funding for organizations is not available for:
- Deficits or start-up costs for new organizations
- Contingency funds
- Contributions and donations to other organizations or individuals
- Building renovations or capital expenditures for facilities
- Entertainment expenses, including busses for field trips, tickets to performances, or refreshments
- Tuition for academic study or any form of scholarship or student financial aid
- Faulty salaries, and additionally, staff salaries in Arts in Education grants
- Lobbying expenses
- Interest and other financial costs

Pre-Application Information
January 31, 2023 - Deadline for FY24 Arts in Education and Major Arts Partners AIE Grant applications.
Panel Review: April 14, 2023

It is recommended that applicants speak with the appropriate grant program manager before submitting any Arkansas Arts Council grant application.

An in-kind or cash match is required.

Beginning April 4, 2022, all Federal Systems will no longer accept DUNS numbers and will require a UEI number (ID). For all applicants with an established SAM.gov account (active or inactive) the UEI number (ID) can be found by logging into your SAM.gov account. If your organization does not have a UEI number (ID), you can receive one without having to fully register with Sam.gov. Visit https://sam.gov/content/duns-uei and select the “Get Started” green box.

Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $1,000.

Contact Information
Application: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=arkansasheritage

Matt Boyce
Arts in Education Program Manager
501.324.9769
matt.boyce@arkansas.gov

Brazier Watts
Grants Programs Manager
501.324.9781
brazier.watts@arkansas.gov

Arkansas Heritage
1100 North Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
501-324-9150

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