NEA Big Read Grants

Focus: 
Community-Based Programs
Target: 
Public
School
Special
Academic
Deadline: 
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Notes: 

NEA Big Read is accepting applications from non-profit organizations to develop community-wide reading programs between September 2017 and June 2018. NEA Big Read is a national program that broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.

A Big Read is a month-long series of programs centered around one NEA Big Read book. Programs should include a kickoff, a keynote, book discussions, and other artistic events to foster engagement with the selected title and encourage reading.

Organizations selected to participate in the program receive a grant, educational and promotional materials, and access to online training resources and opportunities. Approximately 75 organizations from across the country will be selected.

Funding ranges from $5,000 to $20,000

We are proud to announce the addition of 13 new titles to the Big Read list this year!

Visit http://www.neabigread.org/application_process.php for more information.

Questions? Call Arts Midwest at 612.238.8010 or email neabigread@artsmidwest.org.