NEA American Rescue Plan Relief Fund – Webinar Recording & Resources

On July 27th, NALAC hosted a webinar with the National Endowment for the Arts on the American Rescue Plan Grants to Organizations (ARP), with the goal of encouraging Latinx and culturally-specific organizations to apply for these relief funds. With over 200 participants, the webinar offered the most complete information about the application process and ended with an extensive Q&A. You can now access the recording of the webinar at this link:

These unique one-time grants are intended to support general operating costs, are open for first-time applicants, and do not require matching funds. The deadlines for application begin on August 12th and organizations may request a fixed grant amount of $50,000, $100,000, or $150,000. As an important note, please be aware that before applying for federal funding, organizations need to obtain a DUNS number and register with and

If you have questions about this opportunity or the application process, please directly contact the ARP Program using one of the following email addresses:

Additional Resources Shared by the NEA

ARP Grants to Organizations Description:

Application Calendar (Deadlines):

First-time applicants’ assistance page:

Sign up for a live Q&A session:

ARP Program Description (Spanish):

List of State Arts Agencies: