January 15, 2020

NEA support for Ananya Dance Theatre & The O'Shaughnessy

Washington, DC—Chairman Mary Anne Carter announced today that organizations in every state in the nation, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, will receive federal funding for arts projects from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in this round of fiscal year 2020 funding. Overall, 1,187 grants totaling $27.3 million will provide Americans opportunities for arts participation, and this year include projects that celebrate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial.

The NEA recommended grants totaling $951,000 for 45 Minnesota organizations, including $10,000 for Ananya Dance Theatre and $15,000 for The O’Shaughnessy at St. Catherine University.

“The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support grants throughout the entire country that connect people through shared experiences and artistic expression,” said Arts Endowment Chairman Mary Anne Carter. “These projects provide access to the arts for people of all abilities and backgrounds in both urban centers and rural communities.”

A complete list of NEA grantees is here.