National Endowment for the Arts ART WORKS

Date Posted:
Status:Accepting Pre-Proposals
Deadline for Notice of Intent (NOI):01/08/18
Agency Deadline:02/15/18
Limit on Number of Proposals:One- KU-L and KUMC: Considered independent organizations.
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The NEA Art Works program is soliciting proposals for projects that meet the following objectives: The creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence; Public engagement with diverse and excellent art; Lifelong learning in the arts; and strengthening communities through the arts. Proposals may be submitted for projects in the following disciplines:

Artist Communities

Arts Education



Folk & Traditional Arts


Local Arts Agencies

Media Arts



Musical Theater


Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works


Visual Arts

Please note that deadlines vary by discipline. Some disciplines accept proposals only for the February 15th deadline, others only for the July 12th deadline, and others for both deadlines. Grants generally will range from $10,000 to $100,000.

All grants require a nonfederal match of at least 1 to 1. 

Limited Submission Proposals Procedure:
Notice of Intent Procedure:

If you are interested in submitting to this opportunity, please Click Here * to submit a Notice of Intent form. You will be asked to provide your name and the names of any KU Co-PIs or senior personnel on the project team.

Please contact if you have questions or experience any difficulty submitting the NOI form.

Please submit your NOI form or send an email NOI to, by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.

If the number of interested parties exceeds the mandated limit, the respondents will be asked to submit a brief pre-proposal for review by an internal selection committee.

If you have any questions about the solicitation or the process described above, please contact Nancy Biles at or 864-7434.

Contact:Nancy Biles: 785-864-7434