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Promotion of the Arts_Grants to Organizations and Individuals
Funding Opportunity Number:
Nov 23, 2009
Dec 17, 2009
Original Application Deadline:
Feb 09, 2010 Proposal Receipt Deadline: February 9, 2010 The Arts Endowment requires organizations to submit their proposals electronically through Grants.gov, the federal government's online application system. The Grants.gov system must receive your proposal no later than 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on the deadline date above. We strongly recommend that you submit at least 10 days in advance of the deadline to give yourself ample time to resolve any problems that you might encounter.
Current Application Deadline:
Feb 17, 2010 Proposal Receipt Deadline: February 17, 2010 The Arts Endowment requires organizations to submit their proposals electronically through Grants.gov, the federal government's online application system. The Grants.gov system must receive your proposal no later than 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on the deadline date above. We strongly recommend that you submit at least 10 days in advance of the deadline to give yourself ample time to resolve any problems that you might encounter.
Mar 11, 2010
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Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility Nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3), U.S. organizations; units of state or local government; or federally recognized tribal communities or tribes may apply. To be eligible, the applicant organization must: Meet the Arts Endowment's "Legal Requirements" including nonprofit, tax-exempt status at the time of application. Have at least three years of experience with the universal design field. Have submitted acceptable Final Report packages by the due date(s) for all Arts Endowment award(s) previously received.
An organization may not receive more than one Arts Endowment award for the same project during the same or an overlapping period of support.Period of SupportThe Arts Endowment's support of this Cooperative Agreement can start no earlier than September 1, 2010. The period of support may extend for up to two years.Scope of WorkThe Arts Endowment seeks to enter into a Cooperative Agreement with an organization that will carry out a project to increase understanding, acceptance, and practice of universal design within the design profession, by design educators, and by the American public. Proposed projects should focus on extending the appeal of universal design from the disability community into the mainstream of American design and American society. The project should educate designers and others including developers, city planners, and consumers on this important issue. Proposed projects should focus on the design of spaces and/or landscapes and should: Involve collaboration with targeted populations.11/23/09 Page - 3Be of a scope comparable to, but not limited to, the leadership project examples cited above.Implement one or more of the recommendations in the NEA's report on the October 2-3, 2003, meeting, "Envisioning Universal Design: Creating an Inclusive Society." For example, this might entail, as part of the project:-- Identifying, documenting, and disseminating information on projects that exemplify best practices in universal design and that make connections between designers, decision makers, and the disability community as well as the American public. -- Establishing alliances and developing projects with strategic partners, such as governmental or non-governmental entities whose existing infrastructure could benefit the goals of this initiative. -- Promoting an emphasis on universal design in design or design-related graduate and post-graduate programs by creating and incorporating into the curriculum universal design modules or by supporting research opportunities in universal design for students and faculty. -- Engaging public policy makers and raising their awareness so that universal design education can be integrated into their identified priorities. This might entail working with the Mayors' Institute on City Design® or other similar groups. The Arts Endowment encourages innovative ideas from the field. The proposal selected will form the basis for the Cooperative Agreement to be awarded. The Cooperator will work closely with the NEA Project Director on all phases of this project.