May, 2019
Photo credit: Ballet Hispánico, by Paula Lobo
NEFA's National Dance Project Advisors Select Production Grant Finalists
Through intense and thoughtful conversation,  National Dance Project  (NDP) advisors have selected 36 projects from an all time high of 170 applications to advance to the final Production Grant application round. Production grants provide essential funding for the creation and touring of 20 dance projects by artists and companies each year. Grantees will be announced this summer.
Photo credit: CCX 2017, by Emilie Farrugia/The Day
Last Chance to Register for the Creative Communities Exchange in Montpelier, VT
June 6-7, 2019
Time is running out to register for the Creative Communities Exchange (CCX). The biennial event is right around the corner and the schedule is on . People from across New England who connect creative work to the economic needs of their communities will unite in Montpelier* to share their strategies.
The event is full but we are doing our best to accommodate everyone who wants to participate. We encourage you to add your name to the waitlist as soon as possible and you will be notified as spots become available.

*Check out the first blog post in our Montpelier series to learn more about this unique setting for CCX.
Creative City Boston Celebration: Creative City grantees pose together at a celebration that highlighted the impact of 46 amazing artist-led socially-engaged public art projects and launched the new application process for the program. Learn more about what's new for Creative City Boston.

Submit your concept proposals to Creative City Boston by June 17.
Watch Creative City: What We Learned
Apply for a Grant
*NEFA will implement a new and improved application system for the New England States Touring (NEST) August deadline. Other programs' applications will upgrade over the course of the next year.

Grant deadlines are at 11:59 PM ET. NEFA staff are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.
Save the Date!
Mechanics Hall | Worcester, MA
October 30, 2019
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The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation. NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to networks and knowledge-building opportunities; and analyzing their economic contributions. NEFA serves as a regional partner for the National Endowment for the Arts, New England’s state arts agencies, and private foundations.   Learn more at
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