New England Foundation for the Arts

Cardell Dance Theater performs. Photo by Bill Hebert

New England Foundation for the Arts

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont

Mission

NEFA invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation.

Vision

NEFA contributes to a nation where artists flourish and communities celebrate art as essential to a thriving, equitable society.

The New England Foundation for the Arts invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation. NEFA accomplishes this by granting funds to artists and cultural organizations; connecting them to each other and their audiences; and analyzing their economic contributions. NEFA serves as a regional partner for the National Endowment for the Arts, New England’s state arts agencies, and private foundations.

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