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Retired Organizing Grant

Application deadline is August 15th
Grants will be awarded by October 31

To download complete Retired Organizing grant program guidelines, click here

Retired Organizing Grant application process

Before you Begin: 

  1. Retired Organizing Grant Evaluation Form.
  2. Retired Organizing Grant Budget Detail Form
  3. Have an electronic copy of your Affiliate’s completed IRS W-9 Form available on your computer (you will be required to upload it in the next step). Download blank IRS W-9 Form. If you do not know your affiliate’s Federal Employee Identification Number (EIN), you can use the following links to look it up:
    1. State Affiliates EIN Quick Lookup
    2. Local Affiliates EIN Lookup via IRS Database
  4. To submit your Affiliate's completed W-9, please click on the link below.Within the capture form, please make sure to select the appropriate Center/Department to whom your affiliate is submitting a grant request.    http://bit.ly/NEA-W9Form
    Download a copy of the Blank Retired Organizing Application, familiarize yourself with it and gather all required information.

How to Apply:

  1. You will be required to create an NEA Applicant ID and Password if you are applying for the first time.  To create a new NEA Applicant ID and Password, click the New Applicant link under the E-mail input box on the first page of the application and follow instructions.
  2. Next you will be prompted for your Affiliate’s EIN.  You should already have this number from Step 1 of Before you Begin.  If you cannot locate your EIN and your grant application is time sensitive, a link is provided to bypass this requirement.
  3. Next you will be prompted for your Affiliate's EIN. You should already have this number from Step 3 of Before you Begin. If you cannot locate your EIN and your grant application is time sensitive, a link is provided to bypass this requirement.
  4. Finally, once you feel your application is complete, click the Review and Submit button.  Missing information will be flagged, and you will have to provide it before you can submit your application.
  5. For questions, please email retiredgrants@nea.org.

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