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2023-2024 NEA Big Read


​​Applications are now open for NEA Big Read grants to support programming in 2023-2024. An initiative of the NEA in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read supports community reading programs each designed around a single NEA Big Read book selection with the goal of inspiring meaningful conversations, artistic responses, and new discoveries and connections in each community. Matching grants range from $5,000 to $20,000 each. The Intent to Apply deadline is Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

The NEA Big Read welcomes applications from a variety of eligible organizations, including first-time applicants; organizations serving communities of all sizes, including rural and urban areas; and organizations with small, medium or large operating budgets.

Here is a link to an advisory with additional information: https://www.arts.gov/news/press-releases/2022/applications-now-open-nea-big-read-grants

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