Bad Request Error in (Incorrect Roles)

(published January 10, 2024)

NEH is publishing this page to alert applicants to a possible issue in If you receive a “Bad request” error message as you apply to an award for organizations, it is possible that you do not have the correct privileges in

If you receive a “Bad Request” message:

  • Make sure you have added an organization profile to your account using the UEI you received when registering with – More info here
  • Ask the EBiz POC of your organization (designated when registering with to assign you the necessary roles– More info here
  • If you believe you are the EBiz POC but still receive the “Bad Request” error or are unable to assign roles to other individuals, confirm that your email address for your account matches the email address for the EBiz POC identified in – More info here

This is a known issue related to a recent update, and is working to fix it. Applicants encountering errors should contact support at 1-800-518-4726 or