Community Arts January News
Happy New Year, Nevada!
Project Grant for Organizations Accepting Applications
Is your organization seeking funding for a project? Our Project Grant for Organizations (PGO) is currently accepting applications until March 1, 2024 for projects that take place between July 1, 2024 and June 30, 2025! This grant provides up to $7,000 to support non-profit organizations and public institutions, just like the Henderson Symphony Orchestra, a FY22 Project Grant for Organizations recipient.
|Funds must be used for relevant project expenses including but not limited to:
|In addition to the General Funding Restrictions in the current grant policies, PGO funds may NOT be used for:
|-One project or a series of related activities between July 1, 2024 and June 30, 2025- Artist fees/ contractor fees-Materials-Marketing-Facility costs-Production expenses
|-Classes, workshops, and other arts learning activities (applications for classes/workshops must be submitted to the Arts Learning Project Grant)-General operating support, including staff salaries (applications for operating support must be submitted to the Operating Support Grant)-Purchase of permanent equipment-Fundraising
It is grant season at the Nevada Arts Council! Join Community Arts Staff in one of our webinars for nonprofit and municipal organizations. We will be providing a general session on our Project Grant for Organizations explaining more about this grant and its requirements. We will also have a special session on Telling Your Story in Grant Applications with examples from our past grantees.
Grantee Spotlights: Our PGO & OSG Grantees
Our Project Grant for Organizations (PGO) & Operational Support (OSG) Grantees work year-round to bring you professional arts experiences and support. Here are just a few examples:
PGO grantee serving literary excellence in visual arts news stories from across the state.
Music, Theatre, Festivals, Exhibits, and more! This OSG grantee provides art experiences for all ages, all year, in Carson City!
This OSG grantee provides professional symphony orchestra in Southern Nevada!
Virginia City’s hub for creativity and community – rich with the lore and history of the Comstock.
Plan a staycation or weekend warrior trip to visit one of our grantees and enjoy their programs. Need travel itinerary plans? Get ideas from our sister agency Travel Nevada.
Top Image: Brewery Arts Center Young Dubliners Concert. Center Image: Las Vegas Philharmonic Advertisement for upcoming Feb. 24, 2024 performance Cabrera Conducts Rhapsody in Blue At 100. Bottom Image: St. Mary’s Nancy Good Exhibition.
New Year Reminders
Starting 2024 on the right foot
Acknowledgements & Logos
Please take this new year to reflect on your website and marketing materials. Are you using our current logo? Are you meeting NAC & NEA acknowledgement & logo requirements during your period of support?
Find hi-res and updated logos on our website with usage guidelines.
Apply for Funding for your Educational Programming
Operational Support Grantees – did you know that you can apply for grant support for your educational programming with the Arts Learning Project or Arts Learning Express Grants? Don’t miss news on these Arts Learning grant programs or the opportunity to invite a Roster Artist into your community!
Is your UEI active?
All organizations who receive funding from the Nevada Arts Council musthave an UEI number registered and active with SAM.gov
UEI numbers are always free – don’t get scammed by fake offers.
UEI needs to be reactivated annually. Best practice is to check your UEI status quarterly – and to set reminders on your organizational calendars!
Nevada Arts Council Hiring
The Nevada Arts Council is hiring an Arts Learning Specialist based out of our Las Vegas office. Join our team and make an impact on arts education in Nevada!
National Endowment for the Arts – Major Sponsored Initiatives Closing in January
–Creative Forces Community Engagement Grant (Wed. 1/17)
–Shakespeare in American Communities (Thur. 1/25)
ArtsHERE – Statement of Interest due Fri. Jan. 19, 2024
The NEA partnered with the US Regional Arts Organizations to provide a $65,000 to $130,000 competitive nonmatching grant for around 95 nonprofit organizations.
AIANTA hosting concessions how to webinar with National Park Service on Jan. 30th. Learn how to offer your goods and services to park visitors with Mount Rainer National Park.
Regional and National News
WESTAF releases 2023-24 National Leaders of Color Fellows for the Western Region. Includes Las Vegas Artist JU-EH!
NASAA releases 2023 Learning Series. See our very own Michelle Patrick in Engaging Rural Communities and stay up to date on the latest arts fundraising data by watching Where are We in 2023? The Economic Landscape for Nonprofit Arts Organizations.
West Wendover Revitalizing Downtown with USDA Rural Development Support.