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Architecture + Design
Supports organizations devoted to architecture, historic preservation, fashion, graphic, industrial and/or interior design
Supports in-school and community-based arts education programs for learners of all ages
Supports dance in all its diversity and stylistic breadth as well as residencies and rehearsal space
Electronic Media and Film
Supports creative expression in all genres of time-based and moving image media, including emergent technology
Supports capital projects improving accessibility, stability and sustainability of arts facilities
Supports traditional cultural expression practiced by ethnic, regional and occupational groups
Supports new work by composers, choreographers, theatre artists and film and media makers
Supports the creation, publication, and dissemination of fiction, poetry, drama and literary prose
Supports diverse arts and cultural activities emphasizing the exhibition and interpretation of art, objects or historic spaces
Supports organizations producing chamber music, choral music, early music, jazz, new music, opera and orchestral music as well as community music schools
Supports presenters of live professional performing arts, including programming in single or multiple disciplines
Special Arts Services
Supports arts activities that ensure access for historically underserved communities across a range of disciplines
State & Local Partnerships
Supports local arts funding, including partnership support with regional arts councils through our Decentralization program
Supports theatre in all forms, including classic, contemporary and musical theatre and experimentation that crosses disciplinary boundaries
Supports contemporary art exhibitions, installations, workspace facilities, residencies, publications and critical writing
Regional Economic Development Council Initiative
Supports projects that position arts and culture at the core of local economic development and revitalization