NEA Arts Education Partnership (AEP) Program Solicitation, FY2015


This Cooperative Agreement will begin no earlier than December 15, 2015, and end on September 30, 2016. The purpose of this Program Solicitation is to select an organization (Cooperator) to administer the Arts Education Partnership (AEP), a national coalition of more than 100 organizations representing the arts and education fields as well as the government and private sectors. The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) The AEP was established in 1995 by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the U.S. Department of Education (ED), the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA) to disseminate information about current and emerging arts education policies, issues, and activities at the national, state, and local levels with the arts and education fields. Funded annually through an interagency agreement between NEA and ED, the AEP is a hub for individuals and organizations committed to making high-quality arts education accessible to all students nationwide by focusing on research and policy, advancing critical dialogue, and improving policy and practice.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 09/03/2015 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Office: National Endowment for the Arts
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
This Cooperative Agreement will begin no earlier than December 15, 2015, and end on September 30, 2016. Applicant Eligibility Nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3), U.S. organizations; units of State or local government; or federally recognized tribal communities or tribes may apply. To be eligible, the applicant organization must: • Meet the Arts Endowment's "Legal Requirements" at the time of application. • Have submitted acceptable Final Report packages by the due date(s) for all Arts Endowment award(s) previously received. An organization may submit only one proposal under this program solicitation. You may apply to other Arts Endowment funding opportunities, including Art Works and Our Town, in addition to this Program Solicitation. In each case, the request must be for a distinctly different project.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Application Procedure
The system must receive your validated and accepted proposal no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on August 4, 2015.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
NEA Web Manager
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $525,000.00 to $525,000.00


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