Help Available for Funding through NEA's Research: Art Works
Friday, September 6, 2013
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
The National Endowment for the Arts' Office
of Research & Analysis announces that application guidelines are available
for funding through Research: Art Works. This program supports research for
projects seeking to use novel research questions and/or techniques to analyze
high-quality datasets containing arts variables.
To guide potential applicants through the requirements and application
process, the NEA will hold a guidelines webinar on September 18, 2013 at 3:00
The NEA encourages applications from diverse
research fields (e.g., sociology, economics, anthropology, psychology, medicine
and health, education, communications, and urban and regional planning) in
addition to projects that address topics concerning the value and/or impact of
The NEA is interested in supporting projects
that can be described as value-oriented research, that examines one or more
characteristics or conditions of the U.S. arts ecosystem, or research on
impact, that investigates the direct and indirect benefits of arts
participation on health and well-being, cognitive capacity, learning, creativity,
community livability, or economic prosperity.
The NEA anticipates awarding up to 25 grants
in the range of $10,000 to $30,000. The deadline for application submission is
November 5, 2013 for projects that can begin as early as May 1, 2014. For grant
application information and guidelines, see http://arts.gov/grants/apply/Research/index.html
Please register in advance for the webinar on
the NEA website at http://artsgov.adobeconnect.com/research-art-works2013-webinar/event/registration.html.
You may listen using your computer's speakers or dial-in to 1-877-685-5350 and
use participant code: 739587. Attendees will be muted but able to type in
questions and comments through a Q & A text box.
In case you can't attend, an archive of the
webinar will be available on the NEA's website in the webinar section http://arts.gov/podweb/webinars.html
shortly after the event.
To see the grants awarded in 2013 for
Research: ArtWorks, see http://arts.gov/news/news13/Research-grants.pdf.
those interested in the Taking Note: Research series on the ArtWorks blog,
please see http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?s=Taking+Note%3A+Research