Research & Data
NEFA has a 30+ year history of providing arts organizations with data-driven research to be used for advocacy to their local governments, strengthening and informing local, statewide, and regional efforts to build New England’s creative economy. NEFA research models, network resources, and online tools can be used by anyone in the U.S. to quantify and develop their own creative community.
Exemplary creative placemaking initiatives that leverage local creative assets and cross-sector partnerships for community revitalization and growth.
Methodology and data to measure the economic impact of the cultural nonprofit component of the creative economy.
Research definition and data to measure employment in creative industries and occupations.
Raw IRS Form 990 data for New England cultural nonprofits.