What does NEST stand for? 
Do I qualify for any NEFA grants?
What IS 
Am I a part of the creative economy?

Learn the answers to these questions and much more at NEFA's info session for organizations and performing artists about the New England Presenting and Touring programs:

  • Expeditions: Provides grants to New England nonprofit organizations for high quality and innovative touring projects in New England. 
  • Meet the Composer/New England: Offers grants to nonprofit organizations in New England to provide interaction between New England-based composers and audiences, in conjunction with performances of the composer's work. 
  • New England States Touring (NEST): Provides grants to New England nonprofit organizations for performances, readings, and related community activities by NEST-eligible artists listed on 
  • Presenter Travel Fund: Provides monetary assistance to arts programmers or curatorial staff in New England so that they may investigate new or unfamiliar work outside of their home community.  
  • An online cultural directory of New England's performing artists, venues and presenting organizations.
  • NEFA's creative economy database.  Visitors can search a comprehensive directory of New England's cultural nonprofits, creative businesses, and individual artists. Other financial, grants, and geographic tools are built onto the directory. 
  RSVP by July 26   Questions and Contact: Adrienne Petrillo | Program Manager, Presenting & Touring 617.951.0010 x527 |   Erin Johnstone | Program Coordinator  Presenting & Touring, Native Arts 617.951.0010 x533 |

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