CARES Act Grants

relief funding

Update as of July 1, 2020: The Nevada Arts Council’s CARES Act Grant is currently closed, and all CARES Act funds have been awarded. For more information on the NAC CARES Act Grant and to view a full list of recipients, CLICK HERE.

To view other Nevada Arts Council grant offerings CLICK HERE.

APPLICATIONS OPEN: June 1, 2020 (9:00 am PDT)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2020 (5:00 pm PDT)
GRANT AMOUNT: $1,000 – $10,000 based on total annual revenue (No match required)
ELIGIBILITY SNAPSHOT: NV incorporated 501(c)(3) arts non-profit organizations
PERIOD OF SUPPORT: June 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020

GUIDELINES (Download a PDF of the guidelines HERE): The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act recognizes that the nonprofit arts industry is an important sector of America’s economy. The Nevada Arts Council will award CARES Act funds to nonprofit arts organizations throughout Nevada to help these entities and their employees endure the economic hardships caused by COVID-19. Grants will be one-time emergency relief payments that must be expended by October 31, 2020.