By granting financial contributions, we enable the production of new artistic work, strengthen cultural exchange between Switzerland’s various linguistic regions, raise international awareness of Swiss culture, foster up-and-coming young artists and engage in arts outreach. Grants will support a wide range of activities from an arts education project led by the Regional Arts & Culture Council of Portland Oregon to support The Right Brain Initiative: Systemic Change Through the Arts, to a visual arts project led by STARworks Center for Creative Enterprise in Star, North Carolina to support an arts exhibition down the town’s main street.
The NEA’s signature program for creative placemaking, or art-based community development, Our Town awards grants to projects that contribute to the livability of communities and place the arts at their core. For more than 50 years, the Ontario Arts Council (OAC) has played a vital role in promoting and assisting the development of the arts for the enjoyment and benefit of Ontarians.
NEW: The AFA 25th Anniversary Commemorative Art Projects are a one-time funding opportunity to create a legacy artwork, performance, or composition that reflects the evolution of Alberta’s arts community over the past 25 years. A longtime Brookfield resident, former finance executive and political candidate, Howard Lasser, Heart of the Arts honoree, dedicated nearly two years to help the Brookfield Craft Center after they reopened in 2014. In addition to enhancing quality of life, Flint’s arts and cultural organizations are expanding educational opportunities for children and youth throughout Genesee County and contributing to the region’s economic vitality. The best arts young professional organization engage you in the work of the organization. Applications in this program are assessed by a jury made up of artists and arts professionals who are Deaf or who have disabilities.
Increase racial equity inside arts organizations, with a special focus on large, well-established ones, to achieve more racially diverse staff, boards, audience, and programming. Arts Midwest will also receive a grant to manage the NEA’s Shakespeare in American Communities national initiative.
In addition, awards are made to the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies to support national leadership services and to Pacific Resources in Education and Learning for delivery of arts education services and technical assistance to the jurisdictional arts agencies of the Pacific territories.