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April 2014

Press Releases
4.30.14
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The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Steven Fenton has joined the organization as executive assistant. Prior to joining NEFA, Steven served as communications coordinator at the Office of the Boards of Advisors...Read more »
Press Releases
4.4.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded planning grants to five Native-led organizations to support the exploration of supporting New England Native artists through the formation of a regional consortium. These awards mark the final round of grantmaking for the Native Arts...Read more »
Press Releases
4.1.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts is pleased to announce a three-year $3,625,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue the work of the National Theater Project. Modeled after NEFA’s National Dance Project, NTP is conceived as a full system of support for...Read more »

March 2014

Press Releases
3.6.14
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(Boston, MA) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), announced that executive director Rebecca Blunk has stepped down as of March 1, 2014, for health and personal reasons. A national...Read more »
Press Releases
3.6.14
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(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Deidra Montgomery has joined the organization as a development associate. Most recently, Deidra worked as a paralegal for Sherin & Lodgen LLP in Boston...Read more »

January 2014

Press Releases
1.30.14
(Boston, MA) Lawrence J. Simpson, board chair of the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA), announced the appointment of two new board members: Amy Zell Ellsworth of Belmont, Massachusetts, and Elizabeth Theobald Richards of Montclair, New Jersey. [scald=1462:sdl_editor_representation {"...Read more »
Press Releases
1.23.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced receipt of $5.2 million in grants over three years from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to support the National Dance Project. NEFA launched the National Dance Project in 1996 to encourage the creation of new dance work to share...Read more »
Press Releases
1.21.14
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(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) announces the launch of CreativeGround, a web-based directory spotlighting the creative people and places that make up New England's creative sector. CreativeGround...Read more »
Press Releases
1.15.14
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Meena Malik has joined the organization as a program coordinator for the National Theater Project. Before joining NEFA, Meena managed all aspects of the 35-member Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, including operations,...Read more »

November 2013

Press Releases
11.25.13
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(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) announced a $130,000 award from the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation in support of season two of Center Stage SM , a cultural exchange initiative of the U.S. Department...Read more »

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