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10.22.12

Get to know the New England State Arts Agencies

Program Coordinator, National Theater Project, Presenting & Touring
NEFA

If you are a New England artist or nonprofit organization, there are other resources available to you through your State Arts Agency (SAA),  in addition to NEFA. Each New England state has its own SAA; check out their websites and a few examples programs:

  1. Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism
    1. Opportunities for Organizations:
      1. Arts Catalyze Placemaking Program
      2. Connecticut Arts Endowment Fund
    2. Opportunities for Individuals
      1. Artist Fellowships
      2. City Canvases
  2. Maine Arts Commission
    1. Opportunities for Organizations:
      1. Artists in Maine Communities
      2. Arts Visibility
      3. Celebrating the Traditional Arts
      4. Creative Communities = Economic Development
      5. Innovative Production
      6. SMART
    2. Opportunities for Individuals:
      1. Arts VisibilityGood Idea Grant
      2. Individual Artist Fellowship
      3. Innovative Production
      4. Jane Morrison Film Scholarship
      5. Traditional Arts Apprenticeship/Fellowship
  3. Massachusetts Cultural Council
    1. Opportunities for Organizations
      1. Adams Arts Programs
      2. Big Yellow School Bus
      3. Cultural Facilities Fund
      4. Cultural Investment Portfolio
      5. STARS Residencies
      6. YouthReach
    2. Opportunities for Individuals
      1. Artist Fellowships
      2. Traditional Arts Apprenticeships
  4. New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
    1. Opportunities for Organizations
      1. Conservation License Plate Grants
      2. Cultural Facilities Grants: Barrier Free Arts for All
      3. General Project Grants
      4. Operating Grants
      5. Youth Arts Project Grants: For Extended Arts Learning
    2. Opportunities for Individuals
      1. Artist Entrepreneurial Grants
      2. Artist Fellowship Awards
      3. Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grants
  5. Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
    1. Opportunities for Organizations
      1. Investments in Arts and Culture
      2. Arts Access Grants
      3. Project Grants in Education
    2. Opportunities for Individuals 
      1. Fellowship Grants
      2. Project Grants for Individuals
  6. Vermont Arts Council
    1. Opportunities for Organizations
      1. Artists in Schools
      2. Cultural Facilities
      3. Cultural Routes
      4. Operating Support Grant  
      5. Project Grant
    2. Opportunities for Individuals
      1. Artist Development Grant
      2. Creation Grant

Get to know YOUR state arts agency today!