Application process opens for Nevada Arts Council grants |

Application process opens for Nevada Arts Council grants

By First Nation's Focus

CARSON CITY, Nev. — As of Nov. 30, 2017, Nevada arts organizations can begin submitting applications for Nevada Arts Council grants for fiscal year 2019. These annual awards include: Arts Learning Project Grants, Partners in Excellence Grants and Project Grants.

The Arts Learning Project Grant is a project-based grant designed to support imaginative arts education/learning activities and long-term artist residencies that establish, expand and/or enhance lifelong arts learning and increase cultural awareness.

Partners in Excellence Grants strengthen Nevada’s arts infrastructure by supporting general operations of cultural organizations and institutions throughout the state.

In addition, individuals can submit nominations for the Nevada Heritage Award. Nevada Heritage Awards, presented annually by the Folklife Program of the Nevada Arts Council, recognize and celebrate living cultural treasures: individuals who embody the highest level of artistic achievement and the highest level of service.

Grant applications and award nominations for NAC grants and awards must be submitted through “GO Smart,” available at Applications for Artist Fellowship Grants and the Fellowship Project Grant will be available on Monday, Jan. 29, 2018.

Visit to learn more about these grants.