Thursday, September 29, 2011

NAC Jackpot and Professional Development Grants

Nevada Arts Council
716 N. Carson Street, Suite A
Carson City

The Nevada Arts Council invites individuals to apply online for Jackpot Grants and Professional Development Grants.

Jackpot Grants
Quarterly grants available through the Grants Program, Jackpot Grants support new or exemplary art projects by nonprofit arts and non-arts organizations, public institutions and artists. Artists must have attained a certain level of proficiency as represented in the quality of work samples submitted with the applications. Examples of eligible Jackpot projects for individuals include: costs associated with preparing of portfolios and work samples; and presentation of work (performances, exhibitions, publications, etc).

Online Submission Deadlines:
November 15, 2011 (for projects Jan 1-March 31, 2012)
February 15, 2012 (for projects April 1-June 30, 2012)

Postmark Deadlines for Supplemental Materials:
November 22, 2011 (for projects Jan 1-March 31, 2012)
February 22, 2012 (for projects April 1-June 30, 2012)

Professional Development Grant (PDG)
PDG are noncompetitive grants available throughout the year to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis while funding is available. PDG grants support constituent attendance at professional development activities and are up to $650 for out-of-state activities, up to $500 for in-state activities not sponsored by NAC, and up to $350 for NAC sponsored activities. Postmark Deadline: Available on a first-come first-served and reimbursement basis throughout the year. Eligible Applicants: All applicants are required to be a Nevada resident for 12 months prior to application deadline, be at least 21 years old and not seeking an academic degree. Must demonstrate travel of at least 100 miles roundtrip to qualify.

Apply for these grants at Culture Grants Online.
Have questions? Call or email Ann Cosens, Interim Grants Program Coordinator, 775.687.7102,

[text from the Nevada Arts Council's press info; image by AndreasPraefcke from Wikimedia Commons]

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