National Endowment for the Arts Announces First Round of Fiscal Year 2023 Grants


credit: Flickr

The National Endowment for the Arts has released its first round of grants, with more than $34 million in funding going to 1,251 organizations across the country.

The grants range from $10,000 to $100,000 and support a wide variety of projects in 15 artistic disciplines and fields, the Washington Post reports.

"I encourage everyone to explore these projects and the ways they help provide inspiration, understanding, and opportunities for us to live more artful lives," says Maria Rosario Jackson, the chair of the NEA's board, in a statement.

Among the recipients: Children's Theatre of Cincinnati: $15,000 to produce a play about Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress.

The play will tour to schools in the greater Cincinnati region and be made available for virtual streaming.

Currents New Media: $25,000 to support the Currents New Media Festival, connecting public audiences with technology-focused media arts experiences such as immersive and interactive art installations, multimedia performances, and concerts, virtual and augmented reality experiences, artist talks, and free youth education programming.

Gallaudet University: $20,000 to support the development and presentation of a performance piece with an interdisciplinary cohort of electrical engineering and dance students at Washington, DC's Gallaudet University.

Juneau Arts and Humanities Council in Alaska: $60,000...

Read the Entire Article


Selected Grant News Headlines

A customized collection of grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Schools Are Divesting From Arts Education as Covid-Era Federal Funds Evaporate

"The arts help us learn to be more than consumers," Lakeisha Steele tells Truthout. "They teach problem-solving skills, train children to work together and develop empathy for others." Steele...more

Du'S Touted Prison Arts Program Canceled by Colorado Corrections

A "revolutionary arts and humanities collaboration" between the University of Denver and the Colorado Department of Corrections has gone dark. The Prison Arts Initiative, a multiyear contract...more

Detroit Youth Arts Program Bolstered by $75K Grant from the Nea

Detroit's young artists are getting a boost from a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The Detroit Excellence in Youth Arts program, a partnership between Connect Detroit and...more

As It Happened: Gulf News and Being She Excellence Awards 2024

The president of the University of Dubai was among dozens of women honored for their achievements in business, health, media, the arts, and technology at the fourth annual Excellence Awards in Dubai...more

Women Only: Indian Links in Kings Birthday Honours 2024

Three women from Australia's Indian community have been named in the country's Order of Australia for their contributions to society. Harinder Kaur, 29,Niharika Hiremath, 29, and Sakshi Thakur,...more

Seize the Day! 50 Unforgettable Summer Activities

It's that time of year again: the time of year when many of us crank up our air-con and head out for a dip in the pool. But what if we told you that summer is also a great time to get outside and...more

Ht Exclusive: Indian-American Entrepreneur Pritika Mehta'S Vision for Aspiring ...

"San Francisco is about the same size as my hometown, Chandigarh," Pritika Mehta tells Hindustan Times. "But this small city has changed the world.... The kind of conversations that happen...more

Orange Education Foundation Honors 'People of Excellence'

The superintendent of New Jersey's Orange Public School District has resigned, effective immediately, in the wake of what the district calls a "personnel matter." The resignation of Ronald Lee,...more

City Awards $75000 in Community, Youth and Arts Grants

The city of Fremantle, Australia, has given more than $66,000 to 11 community, youth, and arts organizations in a bid to "make Freo a more inclusive, vibrant, and creative place," Mayor Hannah...more

An Invitation to Attend the Second Annual Blackshires Leadership Program Graduation
Foundation: Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

The Blackshires Community Empowerment Foundation is a not-for-profit that works to "empower and enrich the Black community in the Berkshires and surrounding areas," according to its website. It's...more






Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Entrepreneurs to Get Free WiFi Access


iPass, a telecommunications provider, will give free internet access to 100 non-government organizations (NGOs) for a year as they work in dangerous countries to help its poor and underserved populations.



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs


Mine Health and Safety Counseling and Technical Assistance | Teacher Quality Partnerships, Recovery Act | Aerospace Education Services Program | Nutrition and Physical Activity Program funded solely by Prevention and Public Health Funds (PPHF) | ARRA Public Health Traineeship Program | Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science, Observation, Monitoring, and Technology | Rural Development, Forestry, and Communities | U.S. Repatriation | | Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2024 Copyright Michael Saunders