"New England Dance on Tour" at Williams College | courtesy of Williams College

The New England Arts Resilience Fund was created in response to the impact of COVID-19 on the nation’s arts infrastructure and will support New England nonprofit arts and cultural organizations with recovery and planning capital for a post-pandemic future. Eligible arts organizations should apply by June 30.
T he fund is part of the nationwide United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The New England Arts Resilience Fund is also supported by federal CARES Act funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Public Art Learning Fund grantee Pamela Moulton's "Lilies Floating in the Sky" (pink textile lilies at Hewnoaks Artist Colony), courtesy of  Pamela Moulton's CreativeGround profile

“These uncertain times call for flexible arts funding, and th e Public Art Learning Fund offers artists the opportunity to determine what they need to reimagine how their public art practice can contribute to more equitable, inclusive, and vibrant public spaces in their communities.” - Kim Szeto, Program Director, Public Art
National Dance Project and National Theater Project Advisors met virtually.

We are excited to announce the Production Grant Finalists! These artists and companies are working within various dance forms, traditions, and aesthetics across many regions. Their projects work in and with communities of people who embody a multitude of intersections and uplift their voices by sharing their untold and previously unheard stories.

We are thrilled to announce the Creation & Touring Grant Finalists! These are exceptional projects, and we encourage presenters, artists, and funders to learn more about the artists and ensembles, and their work. 
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NEFA invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation.

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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 nefa.org