Vermont Business Magazine The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced 12 grants totaling $210,000 to arts and cultural organizations in Vermont. This includes his one literary fellowship to a poetry translator in Vermont.
The Vermont Awards are part of the NEA’s more than $34 million in funding to support the arts across the nation.
NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson said, “These grants are intended to strengthen the arts and culture ecosystem, provide a level playing field for artistic participation and practice, and contribute to the health of our communities and economies. Nationally show NEA’s support of: explore these projects and how they provide inspiration, understanding and opportunities for us to live more artistic lives.”
“We are grateful to the NEA for its support in maintaining and expanding the important work of Vermont’s arts and culture department. Well deserved congratulations on winning the award, Executive Director Amy Cunningham.
Vermont’s winners and award categories include:
Challenge America Awards – Challenge America Awards are presented in all artistic disciplines to reach out to historically underserved communities with rich and dynamic cultural identities.
- Retreat Farm, Brattleboro, $10,000
- River Gallery School, Brattleboro, $10,000
Grants for Arts Projects – The NEA’s largest grant program, Grants for Arts Projects, funds a wide variety of projects in 15 arts disciplines and disciplines, increasing public engagement and access to various forms of the arts across the country. Support. Creating great art. Learn art at every stage of life. and the integration of art into the fabric of community life.
- The Clemmons Family Farm, Charlotte VT, $25,000
- Community Engagement Lab, Montpelier, $30,000
- Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project, Milton, $20,000
- Marble House Project, Dorset, VT, $10,000
- Northern Stage Company, White River Junction, $10,000
- Stowe Story Labs, Stowe, $25,000
- Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, $40,000
- VSA Vermont, St. Albans, $10,000
- Weston Playhouse Theater, Weston, $10,000
The next deadlines for organizations interested in applying for grants for art projects are February 9 and July 6, 2023. For more information, please visit https://www.arts.gov/grants/grants-for-arts-projects.
Robin Myers of Washington, Vermont was awarded a $10,000 literary (poetry translation) fellowship. Literary Fellowships help authors from around the world translate prose, poetry, and plays into English, broadening access to these authors and their stories. The NEA awarded her $10,000 to her $20,000 grants totaling $300,000 to her 22 translators to translate works in 10 languages and her 16 countries.
For more information on the projects included in the NEA grant announcement, please visit https://www.arts.gov/news.
About the National Endowment for the Arts
Established by Congress in 1965, the NEA is an independent federal agency that provides funding and support to Americans to provide opportunities for them to participate in the arts, exercise their imagination, and develop their creativity. Through partnerships with state arts institutions, local leaders, other federal agencies, and philanthropic departments, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and supports all It expands its activities to promote equal access to the arts in communities. America. For more information, please visit www.arts.gov.
About the Vermont Arts Council
The Vermont Arts Council envisions Vermont where art and creativity are accessible to all in life, education and community. Engaging with the arts transforms individuals, connects us more deeply, fuels our economy, and maintains a vibrant cultural landscape that makes Vermont a great place to live. 1965 Since 2008, the Council has been a leading provider of funding, advocacy, and information for the arts in Vermont. For more information, please visit www.vermontartscouncil.org.
January 12, 2023.Montpellier, Vermont—Vermont Arts Council