"Collective Imagination for Spatial Justice" floats in a blue galaxy.
Strengthens collaborations to support the work to collectively imagine creative, impactful, accountable public art.
October 18, 2021
In front of a large mural of a young girl sitting on a young boys shoulders, a group of people gather.
Creative City Boston invests in artists who are creating socially-engaged public art by providing project-specific grants and additional resources including professional development, technical assistance, and access to a peer-learning cohort.
Next deadline to be announced
Jazz artists, apply for a grant to explore your work in new ways. Grants of $5,000-$40,000 available to support a residency you propose & develop for artistic creation or connecting with audiences.
July 12, 2021
On an outdoor stage, three men play brass instruments.
Designed for emerging and mid-career artists around the entire country, Jazz Road Tours supports small, three- to six-site tours at an array of venue types, often in rural communities and other areas traditionally underserved by the genre.
Rolling Deadline
A woman and child somersault.
NDP Production Grants fund the creation and U.S. touring of new dance works. Grants are highly competitive and are awarded to 20 projects annually.
Winter 2022
Two dancers tug at each other's mesh outfits.
National Dance Project Travel Fund provides monetary assistance for U.S. based presenters, curatorial staff, and residency directors or for current NDP artist grantees to connect in person to explore feasibility of presenting NDP-funded works.
Rolling Deadline
In spotlights, a black performer, in athletic pants, hangs by cords over a crowd.
Provides funds for creation and U.S. touring of artist-led, ensemble, devised projects. These grants are highly competitive and are awarded to ten projects annually.
Winter 2022
Two people are part of a larger crowd of people with their arms held up and touching each other at the elbows. The crowd is doing this in a circle.
Transition Grants are awarded to NTP Creation & Touring Grant recipients to support continuity for ensembles following the completion of touring.
For select NTP Production grantees by invitation only
Ana, with curly hair and in an all black athletic ensemble, leads a trio of dancers while speaking into an ear piece mic.
The New England Dance Fund awards small, catalytic grants to New England-based choreographers of all genres and backgrounds who identify an opportunity that will advance their careers in dance.
September 20, 2021
Andre sings amid a large crowd of people.
Provides grants to New England performing artists for the creation and production of new work
December 6, 2021
In a gallery with an enormous, colorful sculpture made of lawn inflatables, a group of six folks behold the spectacle.
Annually honors two Massachusetts leaders in Public Art.
2022
 "Public Art for Spatial Justice" in an orange galaxy.
Supports public art that creatively expresses and embodies a more just version of what’s possible in public.
October 18, 2021
Around folding tables, five women engage in conversation. There are shelves lined with books behind them and, through tiled windows, the sun shines bright.
The Public Art Learning Fund aims to strengthen the field of public art in New England by providing professional development support directly to artists.
December 13, 2021
Jin Hi Kim plays the electric komungo, a long stringed instrument.
The Rebecca Blunk Fund was established in memory of Rebecca Blunk (1953-2014), celebrating her 29 years of service to NEFA and her abiding passion for the arts.
By nomination only