National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) NEA Arts Research Labs Program Apps Open: April 6, 2023

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has released a notice inviting applications (NIA) for the NEA Arts Research Labs Program (NEA Research Labs) for fiscal year (FY) 2024.  Through this program, NEA seeks to “support a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike.”  NEA welcomes applications from diverse research fields outside of the humanities that include psychology, education, medicine, and health, among other fields that are listed in the solicitation.  Awardees are expected to receive awards ranging from $100,000 to $150,000.  Institutions of higher education (IHEs) and non-profit research organizations are eligible to apply.  NEA will be holding a webinar on FY 2024 Research Award Application Guidelines for interested applicants on February 6, 2023 from 2 PM – 3 PM ET. 


Applicants must first submit proposals to on March 27, 2023.  Once submitted, applicants will then submit their proposal to the NEA Applicant Portal starting March 30, 2023, with a deadline date of April 6, 2023.  Further details can be found attached and below.