The Newport News Arts Commission is now accepting grant applications for FY17 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). The Newport News Arts Commission (NNAC) provides funding for programs in the performing and fine arts for organizations that have been in existence for at least one year, with a Board of Directors and visible support from the community. Activities must take place within Newport News or within a reasonable radius of the City of Newport News, or clearly serve the City’s residents. Information and applications are available on-line at www.nnva.gov/1018/Grants or by calling (757) 247-8950. Grant applications are due at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016.