Sarah Kelley, by Jeffrey Filiault/NEFA

(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Sarah Kelley has joined the organization as Development Associate.    

Prior to joining NEFA, Sarah interned and worked at FringeArts in Philadelphia, providing a wide range of administrative and production support. She also served as a Student Dramaturg and Community Events Coordinator at Villanova University, where she pursued her thesis in dramaturgy while developing and marketing a variety of community discussions. “Sarah brings her passion for the arts and love of New England along with her broad administrative and technical skills to NEFA,” said development manager Sharon Timmel. “We are thrilled to welcome her.” Born and raised in Satellite Beach, Florida, Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Theatre (Magna Cum Laude) from Boston College and a Master of Arts in Theatre and Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Villanova University. Sarah resides in Cambridge, MA.

About NEFA
The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in the arts to enrich communities in New England and beyond. NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to each other and their audiences; and analyzing their economic contributions. NEFA serves as a regional partner for the National Endowment for the Arts, New England’s state arts agencies, and private foundations. Learn more at

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