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6.26.17

Seven CreativeGround Profiles We Love: June 2017

CreativeGround is filled with eye-catching profiles, but this collection of artists, creative businesses, and cultural nonprofits really grabbed our attention. Now featued on the CreativeGround homepage and about page, this cohort features NEFA award winners, newcomers to the site, and longtime cultural partners. Read more about each of these engaging profiles and maybe get some inspiration for ...Read more »

5.31.17

June 2017 Opportunities

Here are opportunities for this month - check them out and pass them along to your colleagues. And as always, email us if you know of any professional development events or calls to artists that we should consider posting in the future.

NEFA is hiring! We are looking for a Director of Finance and Administration and Staff Accountant. Visit nefa.org/about_us/employment for more informaiton.

Visit NEFA's ...Read more »

5.23.17

Creative City Grantee Events: June 2017

Spring has sprung in Boston and several Creative City grantees will be presenting their projects to the public over the coming months.  Here are the details if you’d like to check them out:
 

Immigration Nation | Nora Valdez

5.10.17

Rebecca Blunk Fund Recipients Reflect on the Recognition

"It made me feel that the work I have done as an artist has been seen and is important."

Since the inaugural awards in 2015, gifts made to the Rebecca Blunk Fund (RBF), celebrating our former executive director's 29 years of service and passion for the arts, have supported birch bark artist Sierra Henries (Chaubunagungamaug Nipmuck), of Maine; traditional artist Elizabeth James Perry (Aquinnah Wampanoag), of Massachusetts; dancer, director, and performer Sokeo Ros, of Rhode Island; and dancer, choreographer, and spoken word artist Lida Winfield, of Vermont. Read more »

4.27.17

Seven CreativeGround Profiles We Love: April 2017

CreativeGround is filled with eye-catching profiles, but this collection of artists, creative businesses, and cultural nonprofits really grabbed our attention. In addition to their excellent profiles, each has either received funding from the National Endowment for the Arts or conducts advocacy work for arts funding within their region. Read more about each of these engaging profiles and maybe get some inspiration for ...Read more »

5.3.17

The One-Two Punch: Using Multiple Public Profiles on CreativeGround

It's pretty common these days to have many irons in the fire. For example, you may be a musician who plays in several different bands. So how should you display this information on your CreativeGround profile? It may be time to add a new public profile...

 

When to make a new profile...

Genrally, profiles are for individual entities, not separate projects or programs, but here are some simple ways to tell if a component of your creative practice deserves a profile all its own:...Read more »

4.13.17

Twelve New England Dance Artists Awarded Grants

We are delighted to announce 12 new artist recipients of the New England Dance Fund in the third round of funding.

Piloted in 2016, the New England Dance Fund makes direct grants up to $1,000 to choreographers living and working within the six New England states. The grants are designed to support a range of critical opportunities that will advance choreographers’ careers in dance. Funds support research, documentation, professional development opportunities, trainings, and more. The New...Read more »

2.8.17

Federal Arts Funding Update

Dear NEFA friends,

Many NEFA constituents have reached out to us with questions and concerns related to recent news reports about the possible elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the privatization of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. We at NEFA are concerned, too, about federal arts funding in the new administration. 

We want to reassure you that all of our upcoming open grant cycles will be fully funded, and you can confidently submit for any of our current deadlines. 

As we...Read more »

2.3.17

On the CreativeGround with the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition

In preparation for NEFA’s Creative Communities Exchange in New London, Connecticut, this June, CreativeGround is talking to creative businesses, nonprofits, and individuals from across Mystic Country. We start off by getting in touch with the CCX’s local host, the Southeastern Connecticut Cultural Coalition (SECT Cultural Coalition), to find out more about the creative economy of the area and what exactly makes Southeast Connecticut so unique.Read more »

1.27.17

February 2017 Opportunities

Here are opportunities for this month - check them out and pass them along to your colleagues. And as always, email us if you know of any professional development events or calls to artists that we should consider posting in the future.

Visit NEFA's events calendar for even more.

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