January 2019
Photo: Indira Goodwine, by Ra-re Valverde
NEFA Appoints Dance Program Director

Indira Goodwine will join the organization in March 2019 as the new Program Director, Dance. Goodwine will direct NEFA’s National Dance Project and major dance initiatives in New England, as well as collaborate with other NEFA programs supporting the dance field.
Apply for a Grant
Photo: NEST and NDP-supported Mouli Pal, by Zachary Sar
New England Dance Fund | Deadline: 02.08.19

The New England Dance Fund awards small, catalytic grants to New England-based choreographers of all genres and backgrounds who identify an opportunity that will advance their careers in dance.
Photo: Expeditions-supported Rennie Harris Puremovement, by Erin X. Smithers
Expeditions Touring Grant | Deadline: 02.20.19

Expeditions Touring Grants provide funding for presenting artist tours in New England that exhibit strong collaboration between artists, presenters, and nonprofit organizations.
Photo: Expeditions-supported BANDALOOP, by Erin X. Smithers
Expeditions Tour Planning Grant | Deadline: 02.20.19

Expeditions Tour Planning Grants fund nonprofit organizations’ project planning, allowing time to build interest among other nonprofit presenting organizations.
Photo: NDP Production Grant recipient Union Tanguera/Kate Weare, by Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang
National Dance Project (NDP) Production Grant
Preliminary Round Deadline: 03.01.19

NDP Production Grants fund the creation and U.S. touring of new dance works. Grants are highly competitive and are awarded to approximately 20 projects annually.
Photo: National Theater Project-funded Martha Redbone, Aaron Whitby/Blackfeet Productions, by Kevin Yatarola
National Theater Project (NTP) Creation & Touring Grant
Preliminary Round Deadline: 03.11.19

NTP Creation & Touring Grants provide funds for the creation and U.S. touring of artist-led, ensemble, devised projects. These grants are highly competitive and are awarded to eight projects annually.
More Deadlines



Grant deadlines are at 11:59 PM ET. NEFA staff are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ET.
Attend an Event
2.11.19 | Online

Watch one of the upcoming webinars for choreographers and/or dance companies interested in applying for the National Dance Project Production Grant or theater artists and/or ensembles interested in applying for the National Theater Project Creation & Touring Grant .
6.6.19-6.7.19 | Montpelier, VT

At the Creative Communities Exchange (CCX), get inspired by communities across New England who use arts and creativity to bolster their social, cultural, and economic vitality.

CCX 2019 will take place in Montpelier, Vermont, with the help of local host Montpelier Alive .

Contact development director Sharon Timmel about CCX sponsorship opportunities.
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