You may submit the Final Grant Survey either:

  1. After June 1, 2021 or
  2. After you reach the "Grant End Date" as reflected on your contract for FY20/21

Final survey will be reviewed by the Norman Arts Council Grants Committee. Once approved, we will send you your final 50% of the grant Award. 

ALL FINAL SURVEYS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JUNE 30, 2021 - NO EXCEPTIONS!

This grant provides limited funding for management training on organization issues including: board development, financial management, resource development, marketing and public relations, strategic planning, personnel development and management, and technology.  This training may be done on-site or off-site using training selected by the organization.  The training format may be attendance at a seminar, individual consultation or group consultation.  These grants are available in addition to the Arts Project Grants and/or Operational Support.  Awards will be granted up to $1,000.  A brief report subsequent to the training is required.

In addition to completing the online application and proposal narrative, applicants will be required to upload the following support materials:

  • 501(c)3 exemption letter
  • Current organization bylaws 
  • Current list of Board members
  • Copy of Current Secretary of State Charitable Organization Registration Certificate



The Sudden Opportunity Support category provides funds for arts and humanities projects which could not have been foreseen in advance of the regular granting cycle. Grant awards to eligible applicants may be awarded for up to $2000 and are contingent on the availability of Norman Arts Council funds.  Check with the NAC office for availability of funds and to ensure eligibility for your project before submitting a SOS grant proposal.  

SELECTION CRITERIA:  The NAC is seeking applications for projects that:

  • are of high quality
  • are educational, informative or entertaining
  • will be able to be successfully carried out by applicant
  • will attract visitors to Norman
  • will positively impact the community.

 Applicants will not be disqualified for not meeting all of the criteria. It is encouraged, however, to try to meet as many as possible and to address the criteria directly in the proposal.

FUNDS MAY NOT BE REQUESTED FOR: 

  • Fund-raising events
  • Grants to pay existing debts
  • the purchase of capital improvements or equipment
  • Projects not accessible to the general public
  • Projects performed in conjunction with a religious service
  • Indirect costs
DEADLINE:  The NAC Grants Committee meets to evaluate and review grant proposals prior to the monthly NAC Board of Directors meeting.  The NAC Board meets the third Friday of every month. In order to be reviewed that month, SOS grant applications must be received within the first week of the month or the application review process may be delayed until the next month.

COMPLETE APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted. In addition to completing the online narrative, applicant will be required to upload the following support materials:

  • Budget worksheet (download from http://www.normanarts.org/grants/sudden-opportunity-support/)
  • 501(c)3 exemption letter
  • Last annual financial statement or tax return (pages 1-3 of IRS 990)
  • Current annual budget
  • Current list of board of directors and officers
  • Current organization bylaws
  • Copy of OU Departmental description as found in the University Handbook (OU applicants only)

 NOTIFICATION:  Applicants will be notified within one week following the NAC Board of Directors meeting.

Your final report is due 45 days after completion of the training or activity funded. Organizations that do not submit a final report on time may not be allowed to apply for future Norman Arts Council funding. If extenuating circumstances make it impossible for an organization to meet this deadline, the organization must receive approval from the NAC in advance. 


Your final report is due 30 days after completion of the project. Remaining award funds will automatically be forfeited by any organization that fails to submit the COMPLETE Final Report by the deadline. Organizations that do not submit a final report on time may not be allowed to apply for future Norman Arts Council funding. If extenuating circumstances make it impossible for an organization to meet this deadline, the organization must receive approval from the NAC in advance. 

DO NOT FORGET TO SUBMIT YOUR CASH REQUEST AS WELL!!

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Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

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Copies are subject to availability and on a first-reserved basis. Please reserve as soon as possible!

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

BOOKS ARE CHECKED OUT FOR 1 MONTH.
Copies are subject to availability and on a first-reserved basis. Please reserve as soon as possible!

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us.

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!
 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

Some project require a variety of supplies you will likely already have in your classroom. If you need additional supplies, please contact us. 

We must have 2 weeks notice prior to delivering materials!

BOOKS ARE CHECKED OUT FOR 1 MONTH.
Copies are subject to availability and on a first-reserved basis. Please reserve as soon as possible!

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