Grant Application Codes

The codes listed are to be used when completing your grant application. They have been included to meet standards set by the National Information Systems Project (NISP), a program of the state and regional arts agencies across the country and the National Endowment for the Arts. The purpose of NISP is to improve management and guarantee national compatibility in the collection, organization, and exchange of arts information. Your response is voluntary and confidential.

When using these codes to complete the application form, enter only one number per category. Choose the number that BEST describes you (if applying as an individual) or the organization.

 

Applicant Status

Individual [01]

Government-Regional [06]

Organization-Nonprofit [02]

Government-County [07]

Organization-Profit [03]

Government-Municipal [08]

Government-Federal [04]

Government-Tribal [09]

Government-State [05]

None of the Above [99]

     

Applicant Institution

Performing Groups

Education Institutions

Performing Group [03]

School of the Arts [48]

Performing Group – College/University [04]

Arts Camp/Institute [49]

Performing Group – Community [05]

School District [19]

Performing Group – Youth [06]

Parent-Teacher Organization [20]

 

Elementary School [21]

Middle School [22]

Venues/Presenters

Secondary School [23]

Cultural Series Organization [47]

Vocational/Technical School [24]

Performance Facility [07]

College/University [26]

Art Museum [08]

Other School [25]

Other Museum [09]

Fair/Festival [14]

Community/State Organizations

Gallery/Exhibit Space [10]

Library [27]

Arts Center [15]

Parks and Recreations [37]

Cinema [11]

Social Service Organization [50]

Community Service Organization [32]

Councils/Service Groups

Religious Organization [35]

Arts Council/Agency [16]

Child Care Provider [51]

Historical Society [28]

Seniors’ Center [36]

Humanities Council [29]

Correctional Institution [33]

Arts Service Organization [17]

Health Care Facility [34]

Union/Professional Association [18]

Foundation [30]

Corporation [31]

Media

Independent Press [12]

Individuals

Literary Magazine [13]

Individual Artist [01]

Media – Periodical [42]

Individual Non-Artist [02]

Media – Daily Newspaper [43]

Media – Weekly Newspaper [44]

Government

Media – Radio [45]

Government – Executive [38]

Media – TV [46]

Government – Judicial [39]

Government – Legislative/House [40]

Government – Legislative/Senate [41]

Other

 

None of the above [99]

 

 

Application Discipline
Project Discipline

 

Crafts [07]

Media Arts [09]

A - Clay

A - Film

B - Fiber

B - Audio

C - Glass

C - Video

D -Leather

D - Technology/Experimental

E - Metal

F - Paper

Multidisciplinary [14]

G - Plastic

Pertains to grants that include

H - Wood

activities in more than one dicipline

I - Mixed Media

that cannot be attributed to a

single disipline.

Dance [01]

 

A - Ballet

Music [02]

B - Ethnic/Jazz/Folk

A - Band

C - Modern

B - Chamber

C - Choral

Design Arts [06]

D - New

A - Architecture

E - Ethnic

B - Fashion

F - Jazz

C - Graphic

G - Popular

D- Industrial

H - Solo/Recital

E - Interior

I - Orchestral

F- Landscape Architecture

G - Urban/Metropolitan

Opera/Musical Theater [03]

  A - Opera

Folklife/Traditional Arts [12]

B - Musical Theater

A - Folk/Traditional Dance

 

B - Folk/Traditional Music

Photography [08]

C - Folk/Traditional Crafts & Visual Arts

A - General

D - Oral Traditions

B - Holography

(include folk/traditional storytelling)

 

Theater [04]

Humanities [13]

A - General

Pertaining to, but not limitied to: languages,

B - Mime

archaeology, jurisprudence, history

C - Puppet

and criticism of the Arts, literature,

D - Theater for Young Audiences

 

Interdisciplinary [11]

Visual Arts [05]

Pertaining to Art Forms/Art Works that

A - Experimental

integrate more than one arts discipline to form

B - Graphics

a single work, including performance art.

D - Painting

F- Sculpture

Literature [10]

 

A - Fiction

Non-Arts/Non-Humanities [15]

B - Non-Fiction

 

C - Playwriting

 

D - Poetry

 


Type of Activity

 

Presentation

Distribution

Concert/Performance/Reading [05]

Distribution of Art [24]

Exhibition [06]

Publication [17]

Fair/Festival [08]

Web Site/Internet Development [35]

 

Broadcasting [36]

Production

 

Award/Fellowship [03]

Other

Artwork Creation [04]

Regranting [26]

 

Audience Services [02]

Organizational Support

Research/Planning [19]

Operating Support [11]

Marketing [13]

Organization Establishment [10]

Building Public Awareness [33]

Professional Support –

Identification/Documentation [09]

Administrative [14]

Recording/Filming/Taping [16]

Professional Support – Artistic [15]

Repair/Restoration/Conservation [18]

Stabilization/Endowment/Challenge [32]

Equipment Acquisition [23]

 

Translation [27]

Teaching/Learning

Writing About Art [28]

Apprenticeship [25]

 

School Residency [20]

None of the above [99]

Other Residency [21]

Arts Instruction [12]

 

Curriculum Development/ Implementation [31]

 

Student Assessment [30]

 

Seminar/Conference [22]

 

Technical Assistance [34]

 

Professional Development/Training [29]

 

 

 

Arts Education

 

[99]

None of this project involves arts education

[01]

50% or more of this project’s activities are arts education directed to:

[A]

K-12 students

[B]

Higher education students

[C]

Pre-kindergarten children

[D]

Adult learners (including teachers and artists)

 

 

[02]

Less than 50% of this project's activities are arts educations directed to:

[A]

K-12 students

[B]

Higher education students

[C]

Pre-kindergarden children

[D]

Adult learners (including teachers and artists)

 

Project Descriptors

Indicate, if any, the descriptors that comprise a significant portion (50 percent or more) of the grant resources/activities. Indicate all that apply.
If none apply, or if the descriptors apply to a small or indeterminate portion of your funding/activities, leave the field blank.

[A]

Accessibility

[I]

International

[P]

Presenting/Touring

[T]

Technology

[Y]

Youth at Risk

 

Project Overview

Indicate one, if any, the item that best describes the PRIMARY strategic outcome associated with this project.

Strategic Outcome
[A]

Creation: The Portfolio of American Art is expanded

[B]

Engagement: Americans Throughout the Nation Experience Art

[C]

Learning: Americans of All Ages Acquire Knowledge or Skills in the Arts

[D]

Livability: American Communitites are Strengthened Through the Arts

[E]

Understanding: Public Knowledge and Understanding about the Contributions of the Arts are enhanced

 

Project Race
[A]

Asian

[B]

Black/African American

[H]

Hispanic/Latino

[N]

American Indian/Alaska Native

[P]

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

[W]

White

[99]

No single group

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