National Endowment for the Arts: Research – Art WorksDeadline: 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.