NEA Grant for 26 Miles!

May 21, 2011

On May 17, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, Rocco Landesman, announced the recipients of their FY2011 Round Two grants… Mo`olelo will receive $20,000 to support our upcoming production 26 MILES, its concurrent arts education program THREE PART ARTS, and our partnership with Kids’ Turn San Diego on this production!

An independent agency of the federal government, the National Endowment for the Arts advances artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman said, “NEA research shows that three out of four Americans participate in the arts. The diverse, innovative, and exceptional projects funded in this round will ensure that Americans around the country continue to have the opportunity to experience and participate in the arts.”

You can read more about the latest NEA arts grants here: http://arts.gov/news/news11/grant-announcement-may.html

You can find state by state listings of all grants inFY2011 Round Two here: http://arts.gov/grants/recent/11grants/states2/index_states2.html

The National Endowment for the Arts was established by Congress in 1965 as an independent agency of the federal government. To date, the NEA has awarded more than $4 billion to support artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. The NEA extends its work through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector.  To join the discussion on how art works, visit the NEA at arts.gov.

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