FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2021
Arts Council announces 2021 Arts in Health and Youth Arts Project grant awardees
The N.H. State Council on the Arts has announced that $118,955 has been awarded to cultural organizations in New Hampshire through its Arts in Health and Youth Arts Project grant programs.
Arts in Health project grants support arts activities that occur in healthcare-based facilities, social service agencies, rehabilitation and recovery centers, and correctional facilities; the grants are focused on meeting the needs of underserved populations, including the elderly, people with disabilities, people in recovery and people with behavioral health or other acute or chronic health diagnoses.
Organizations receiving 2021 Arts in Health grants are:
- Articine, Newfields
- Building Community in New Hampshire, Manchester
- Connections Peer Support Center, Portsmouth
- Currier Museum of Art, Manchester
- Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Lebanon
- Dover Police Charities
- Granite VNA, Concord
- Mount Washington Valley Adult Day Center, Center Conway
- Nashua Community Music School
- New Hampshire Theatre Project, Portsmouth
- Racial Unity Team, Stratham
- Victory Women of Vision, Manchester
Youth Arts project grants provide young people with high-quality educational opportunities in the arts outside of their school experience, with an overall goal of providing opportunities to develop creative problem solving skills and positive forms of personal expression, and to become more engaged in their communities through the arts.
Organizations receiving 2021 Youth Arts Project grants are:
- Advice to the Players, Center Sandwich
- The Alchemists, Henniker
- Arts in Reach: Encouraging Growth through the Arts
- Arts Rochester, Inc.
- The Fells, Newbury
- Global Awareness Local Action (GALA), Wolfeboro
- The Grapevine Family and Community Resource Center, Antrim
- Hopkinton School District/SAU66, Contoocook
- Monadnock Arts in Education, Keene
- United Way of Greater Nashua
- Webster School Elementary School, Manchester
- West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts, a division of the New Hampshire Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, enhances the quality of life in New Hampshire by stimulating economic growth through the arts, investing in the creativity of students, making the arts accessible to underserved populations and preserving heritage arts. Learn more about the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts at nh.gov/nharts.