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December 2014

Press Releases
12.3.14
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(Boston, MA) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts, announced that Cathy Edwards will join the organization as executive director, beginning late January, 2015. Ms. Edwards comes to NEFA...Read more »

November 2014

Press Releases
11.21.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) has awarded $404,000 through the National Dance Project (NDP) to support production residencies and touring by contemporary dance companies in 2015-16. NEFA’s National Dance Project fuels the creation of new dance works and brings...Read more »

September 2014

Press Releases
9.29.14
(Boston, MA – September 29, 2014) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), announced that Ginnie Lupi has joined NEFA’s board of directors. Ms. Lupi is the recently appointed executive director of the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts...Read more »

August 2014

Press Releases
8.18.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $22,633 in NEST grants to 11 regional nonprofits to support performances and community activities by New England-based performing artists. The NEST (New England States Touring) program strives to support the artistic excellence and...Read more »
Press Releases
8.1.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announces $630,000 in grants through its National Theater Project to support the development and touring of six new theater works. The National Theater Project (NTP) promotes the development and touring of artist-led collaborative, ensemble, and...Read more »

July 2014

Press Releases
7.16.14
(BOSTON, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $940,000 in National Dance Project grants to support the creation and touring of new dance works throughout the United States. Eighteen dance artists and companies from across the U.S. were selected from 137 competitive applications...Read more »

June 2014

Press Releases
6.25.14
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(Boston, MA) It is with great sadness that the New England Foundation for the Arts shares the news of the passing of Rebecca Blunk on June 22, 2014. A tireless champion of the arts – ranging from public art, the visual arts...Read more »
Press Releases
6.23.14
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(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Allie Fiske has joined the organization as CreativeGround website administrator. Prior to joining NEFA, Allie worked as Communications Manager for Emmanuel...Read more »
Press Releases
6.10.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $59,500 in grants to five Boston-area nonprofits to support local public art projects. NEFA’s Fund for the Arts supports nonprofit organizations for artist selection and implementation of new site specific works. The program...Read more »
Press Releases
6.5.14
(Boston, MA – June 5, 2014) The French-U.S. Exchange in Dance (FUSED) has awarded $166,683 in grants supporting international residencies and performances of contemporary dance work by 15 French and U.S. artists for the 2014-2015 season. Established in 2004, FUSED promotes the exchange of...Read more »

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