by Laurie Baskin, Director of Research, Policy & Collective Action
and Meghan Long, Research, Policy & Collective Action Intern
The National Endowment for the Arts announces plan to award $26.3 million in 817 grants to nonprofit national, regional, state and local organizations nationwide. Art Works grants support the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts and enhancing the livability of communities through the arts.
In this round of funding, 45 Art Works grants were awarded to TCG Member Theatres totaling $1,165,000. Art Works funding is awarded to nonprofit arts organizations and supported projects span 13 artistic disciplines and fields and focus primarily on the creation of work and presentation of both new and existing works for the benefit of American audiences.