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Help Available for Funding through NEA's Research: Art Works

Friday, September 6, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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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 PM ET.

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 arts.

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.

For those interested in the Taking Note: Research series on the ArtWorks blog, please see http://www.arts.gov/artworks/?s=Taking+Note%3A+Research


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