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All Nevada Arts Council (NAC) grant applications, support material and final reports must be submitted through Grants Online™, our online grants management system. GO™ guides you through the application process by a combination of help screens, links to instructions, and checks for math and other errors.If you need help using GO™ please contact NAC staff at 702.486.3700 or 775.687.6680

  • Follow GO™ instructions to:
    • register
    • create your applicant profile
    • answer narrative questions
    • complete the budget section
    • upload support material
    • submit the completed application




GO™ Submission Deadline: 5:00 p.m. PST   See calendar dor dates.

Note: Organzations applying for Artist Residencies must apply for either an Arts Learning Grant or  an Artist Residency Express Grant.
Grant Amount: Up to $1,000. 
Required Match: No match for individuals. 
Eligibility: Individuals: Teaching artists and individual artists of all disciplines, including folk and traditional artists and community scholars.

Jackpot Grants support arts education projects that are designed and implemented by teaching artists, nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations, schools or public institutions. Examples of eligible projects include: art exhibitions, performances, readings and concerts, sponsoring of arts-related workshops and conferences, marketing and promotional activities, and planning, implementation, and/or evaluation of arts education programs for school-aged students or other target participants.


GO™ Submission Deadline: A minimum of one month prior to the activity for which funds are requested, unless authorized by NAC. Available on a first-come, first-served and reimbursement basis throughout the year while funds are available.

Professional Development Grant (PDG) promote the continuing education of Nevada’s nonprofit arts industry to advance their work and careers through attendance at regional or national conferences, workshops, or seminars for skills training. For artists, educators, board members, and arts administrators, PDG funds cover costs associated with professional development activities on a reimbursement basis. Must demonstrate travel of at least 100 miles round-trip to qualify.

Grant Amount: Up to $650 for out-of-state activities, up to $500 for in-state opportunities and up to $350 to attend NAC sponsored activities. 
Required Match: No match required.
Eligibility: Individuals: Individual artists of all disciplines, including folk and traditional artists and community scholars, teaching artists, arts educators and educators.
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