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National Endowment for the Arts: Research – Art Works

Deadline: October 11, 2016

The National Endowment for the Art’s (NEA’s) Office of Research & Analysis will make awards to support research that investigates the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components within the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life.

Research – Art Works will offer support for projects in two areas:

  • Track One: Value and Impact. These research projects aim to examine the value and/or impact of the arts in any topic area(s) by using data and methods appropriate to the proposed research questions. For topic are discussion, see the Art Works system map.
  • Track Two: Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs. These research projects aim to test the causal or inferred-causal impact of the arts on individual or cohort outcomes by using experimental or quasi-experimental design methods appropriate to the proposed research questions.

Amount: Dependent upon track, as follows:

  • Track One: Up to 20 grants will be awarded, ranging from $10,000-$30,000
  • Track Two: Up to five grants will be awarded, ranging from $30,000 to $100,000

All grants require a non-federal match of at least one to one.

Eligibility: Nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3), U.S. organizations; units of state or local government; or federally recognized tribal communities or tribes. This includes colleges and universities.

Link: https://www.arts.gov/grants-organizations/research-art-works

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