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November 2013

Press Releases
11.14.13
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) has awarded $522,000 through the National Dance Project (NDP) funds to support production residencies and touring of contemporary dance companies in 2014-15. NEFA’s National Dance Project fuels the creation of new dance works and...Read more »

September 2013

Press Releases
9.9.13
(Boston, MA) T
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he New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) announced the appointment of Lawrence J. Simpson, Ph.D. as Chair of the Board of Directors. A member of NEFA’s Board since 2006, Larry Simpson is senior vice...Read more »

August 2013

Press Releases
8.22.13
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Art's Native Arts program is proud to partner with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center to present Native New England Now: Celebrating Six Years of NEFA’s Native Arts Program . The exhibit will celebrate the artistic vitality of...Read more »
Press Releases
8.6.13
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $630,000 through the National Theater Project to support the development and touring of six new theater projects. The National Theater Project (NTP) promotes the development and touring of artist-led collaborative, ensemble, and...Read more »

July 2013

Press Releases
7.24.13
(BOSTON, MA) New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) has awarded $925,000 in National Dance Project (NDP) grants to support the development of new dance works that will tour the U.S. during the 2014-2015 season. Eighteen dance artists and companies from across the U.S. were selected from 117...Read more »

June 2013

Press Releases
6.24.13
(Boston, MA) Rebecca Blunk, Executive Director of the New England Foundation for the Arts, announced that NEFA has received a $300,000 grant from the MetLife Community Connections fund to support the National Dance Project. NEFA launched the National Dance Project in 1996 to encourage the creation...Read more »
Press Releases
6.11.13
(Boston, MA) The New England Foundation for the Arts presented its Creative Economy awards on June 7 as part of the Creative Communities Exchange held in the Arts District in Portland, Maine. Supported by the Director’s Fund which was established in 2010, two awards were presented in...Read more »

May 2013

Press Releases
5.20.13
The New England Foundation for the Arts announced that Tracey Mullane has joined the organization as
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Salesforce & IT Administrator, supporting NEFA’s grantmaking, contacts, and fundraising database, as well as other...Read more »
Press Releases
5.13.13
The French-U.S. Exchange in Dance (FUSED) has awarded $146,305 in grants supporting international residencies and performances of contemporary dance work by 16 French and U.S. artists for the 2013-2014 season. Established in 2004, FUSED promotes the exchange of French and U.S. dance by supporting...Read more »
Press Releases
5.9.13
(Boston, MA) Rebecca Blunk, Executive Director of the New England Foundation for the Arts, announced that NEFA has received a $2.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the National Dance Project. NEFA launched the National Dance Project in 1996 to encourage the creation of...Read more »

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