NEA workshop on American Rescue Plan funding for disability led and serving organizations

Join RISCA and the NEA on Friday, July 23, at noon, for a workshop on the funding opportunities available for disability-led and disability-serving organizations throughout the country. As part of the American Rescue Plan, Congress appropriated $135 million to the Arts Endowment to assist with the recovery of the creative sector. Sign up by clicking here.

With a deadline of August 12, learn about how to apply for a grant from Beth Bienvenu, NEA’s Director of Accessibility. She, along with her colleagues, will take your questions.

Please note: No prior experience with grant writing is required. Organizations who have never applied for federal funding before are strongly encouraged to attend and apply.

Additionally, RI Congressman Jim Langevin will be on hand to welcome participants. Rep. Langevin has been a strong supporter of the arts and the rights of people with disabilities before and during his time in Congress. This event will be co-hosted by RISCA’s Executive Director Randall Rosenbaum.

In advance of the workshop, please visit the Arts Endowment’s ARP webpage, especially its new applicant resources page . Closed captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided. If any other accommodations are needed please communicate by email with at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

RSVP by clicking here.

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