Community Arts Development (CAD) supports Nevada’s nonprofit arts and culture organizations, municipalities, public institutions, and communities with a variety of programs and services aimed to build vibrant communities statewide. CAD works to:
- Elevate the arts and culture infrastructure statewide
- Expand the skill set of Nevada’s creative community
- Cultivate organizational capacity
- Facilitate professional networking and relationship building within and between communities
- Increase access to the arts
CAD staff is committed to assisting communities and community arts organizations. The work of this program includes implementation of community cultural assessments, developing strategic plans, providing links to new resources, and arranging for peer to peer networking opportunities to assist with the challenges of working toward long term sustainability.
PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Nevada Basin to Range Exchange (BRX)
The Nevada Basin to Range Exchange (BRX) supports, promotes, and celebrates rural-urban collaboration through the arts, culture, and community. Join us for our Virtual BRX Gathering October 19th, 2022, and in-person Spring of 2023. Read more
Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6)
The Nevada Arts Council, in partnership with Americans for the Arts is excited to announce the launch of Arts & Economic Prosperity 6 (AEP6), the sixth national study of the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry. Building on its 25-year legacy, the highly regarded Arts & Economic Prosperity® series will once again document in unprecedented scope and detail the economic power that the arts and culture wield in 395 participating communities representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia—communities ranging in geography (Alaska to Florida to Maine to Hawaii), population (1,400 to 4.7 million), and population density (rural to large urban). Read more about this project and how to become involved here.
FY23 Project Grant for Organizations
The Project Grant for Organizations supports arts and cultural projects with community impact. Open to non-profit organizations and public institutions. Deadline March 25, 2022, at 5:00pm. Read more here for Grant Guidelines and Application Questions
- Community Arts Development Specialist, Michelle Patrick, 702-687-3732 or email
- Community Arts Development Specialist, Erica Hill,775-687-7119 or email
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