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NAC funding priorities are listed here in no particular order. Each grant category has additional criteria for funding. Please acceess the full NAC Grant Guidelines for more information.
- Arts projects or programs of the highest artistic excellence and artistic merit.
- Arts projects or programs that reflect creativity and innovation.
- Arts projects or programs that provide opportunities for artists and arts organizations.
- Arts projects or programs that show cultural and generational diversity in programming.
- Arts projects or programs that foster access to the arts for underserved communities.
- Arts projects or programs that promote the arts through advocacy, collaboration and education.
- New work of the highest quality.
- Costs of program accommodations for persons with disabilities.
- Fairs and festivals using the arts and cultural activities.
What the NAC Does Not FundNAC grant recipients may not use NAC funds to pay for:
- Artistic fees paid to students, student performers or student instructors.
- Arts projects that exclude the public.
- Capital improvements, new construction, or restoration.
- College or university-sponsored projects that exclude non-students.
- Events or projects that already have taken place.
- Food, beverages, and mileage not related to out-of-town travel.
- General operating expenses for non-arts organizations.
- Permanent supplies and equipment.
- Political activities.
- Prizes, awards, or scholarships.
- Projects already receiving NAC funding.
- Projects that are suitable for local support, such as mascots, memorials to a local individual, or school productions.
- Projects that offer only academic credit for students.
- Reduction of existing deficits.
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