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Apr 24

Arts Commission Grant Applications Available Online

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 9:21 AM by Communications Department

Deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 5

The Newport News Arts Commission (NNAC) provides the opportunity for grant funding to local, regional, and state nonprofit organizations that have performing and fine arts programs.
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The grant application and guidelines for the next fiscal year beginning in July 1st are currently available on the Arts Commission’s website. In order to be considered for funding, all completed grant applications must be mailed or hand delivered to the Newport News Arts Commission, Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 2410 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607 no later than 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 5. For detailed information about grant application packet composition please read the Fiscal Year 18 Grant Letter and affiliated information on the web site.

During the annual grant process organizations can apply for city grants to support arts programs in the form of General Operating Support Grants and Special Project Grants. General Operating Support Grants are awarded to support the general operations of arts groups and facilities. Special Project Grants are awarded for special arts projects. The Newport News Arts Commission forwards funding recommendations to the City Council for approval. Grants are awarded in July.

For more information or questions regarding the grant process, contact the Newport News Arts Commission liaison, Joanne Palmeira, at 757-247-8950.