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Proposed Grant Changes for FY21

The Nevada Arts Council incurred significant FY21 budget reductions to its General Fund, Hotel Room Tax, and Live Entertainment Tax appropriations. Due to these reductions, we are unable to move forward with our previously approved FY21 grant programs (current 2-year grants were not affected). With the limited amount of grant dollars that remain for FY21, the Nevada Arts Council staff and board worked to create responsive grant opportunities for FY21 that will address the most pressing needs of our constituents. The two new proposed grant programs are:

Per NRS 233B.061, these guidelines will be posted for public comment for a minimum of 14 days, then a workshop will be held to solicit comments from interested persons. After this workshop, the Nevada Arts Council Board will hold an open public meeting to consider all public comments and vote on the approval of the new proposed grant guidelines. Interested persons may share comments at the workshop (see details below) or send comments in writing prior to the workshop to or Nevada Arts Council Office, 716 N. Carson Street, Ste. A. Carson City, NV 89701. Please use “Grant Comments” in the subject line. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING: Workshop to Solicit Comments on Proposed Grant Changes
DATE/TIME: Monday, October 26, 2020 – 12:00 PM
MEETING LOCATION: DUE to COVID-19 this will be a virtual meeting via ZOOM conference platform (see agenda for link)