NEA Big Read

Are you looking for support to bring your community together to inspire meaningful conversations, artistic responses, new discoveries, and connections?

Arts Midwest is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read program. Organizations can access up to $20,000 in support for community-wide reading programs. Applications are due January 26, 2022.

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Save the date for these informational webinars:

How to Apply for the NEA Big Read

October 27 at 11 a.m. CT
Join a webinar all about applying for an NEA Big Read grant. Hear from a moderated panel of previous grantees about various topics you might consider as you build your application.

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All About the NEA Big Read Books

November 16 at 11 a.m. CT
Join a webinar discussion about the 15 books that are a part of the NEA Big Read for 2022-2023, including insights from the authors.

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