Seven Vermont orgs get National Endowment for the Arts grants

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Seven Vermont orgs get National Endowment for the Arts grants

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 8:07pm -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The National Endowment for the Arts announced its first round of grant funding for FY2018. Seven Vermont organizations received grants totaling $122,000. The grants were awarded to Kingdom County Productions, New England Center for Circus Arts, Marble House Project, President & Fellows of Middlebury College, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Yellow Barn, and Governors Institutes of Vermont.

Karen Mittelman, executive director of the Vermont Arts Council commented “I'm proud that Vermont received seven grants in this round of competition for scarce federal funds. It's a recognition of the diversity and richness of Vermont's arts landscape that the grants reach from small towns to galleries to college campuses, and support a wonderful variety of disciplines from literature to circus arts.”

Information on the grants to Vermont organizations is below, followed by the full press release from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Kingdom County Productions (aka KCP)

Barnet, VT

Grant category: Art Works - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works

Grant amount: $30,000

Grant purpose: To support the Access Arts program

New England Center for Circus Arts (aka NECCA)

Brattleboro, VT

Grant category: Art Works - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works

Grant amount: $12,000

Grant purpose: To support artists residencies for circus arts performers

Marble House Project, Inc. (aka Marble House Project or MHP)

Dorset, VT

Grant category: Art Works — Artist Communities

Grant amount: $20,000

Grant purpose: To support multidisciplinary artist residencies and related activities

President & Fellows of Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT

Grant category: Art Works — Literature

Grant amount: $10,000

Grant purpose: To support the publication and promotion of the New England Review

Vermont College of Fine Arts (aka VCFA)

$10,000

Montpelier, VT

Grant category: Challenge America

Grant amount: $10,000

Grant purpose: To support an educational project that will bring together children's author Karuna Riazi and young student writers

Yellow Barn, Inc. (aka Yellow Barn)

Putney, VT

Grant category: Art Works - Music

Grant amount: $10,000

Grant purpose: To support the Yellow Barn Program and Artist Residencies, a professional artistic development project

Governor's Institutes of Vermont (aka Governor's Institute on the Arts)

South Burlington, VT

Grant category: Art Works - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works

Grant amount: $30,000

Grant purpose: To support the Governor's Institute on the Arts

Source: NEA 2.8.2018