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Oklahoma Arts Council News

NEA-Funded ARPA Grants Now Available from Oklahoma Arts Council

Oklahoma 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organizations can now apply for pandemic relief funding available through Oklahoma ARPA Grants for Arts Organizations. Made possible by more than $750,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to the Oklahoma Arts Council as its state partner, the reimbursement grants are available to arts-focused organizations that provide direct arts programming in their communities.

Grantees Must Submit UEI Number to Oklahoma Arts Council by June 30

The official identifier used for doing business with the federal government is changing. DUNS numbers are being phased out and will be replaced by Unique Entity Identifiers (UEI). For grantees of the Oklahoma Arts Council, this affects your transactions with our agency. By June 30, all grantees must submit their UEI number to the Oklahoma Arts Council.


Artists Can Apply for OVAC Thrive Grants through June 1

Oklahoma artists interested in creating new and ambitious visual art can pursue funding through Thrive Grants, a program of the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) made possible by The Andy Warhol Foundation. The program encourages artists to take risks in their artwork and engage audiences in new ways.

Latino Artists, Organizations Can Apply for NALAC Grants

The Natonal Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) has opened applications for its 2022 NALAC Fund for the Arts, offering grants in various categories to artists and organizations.