Upcoming NEST and Meet the Composer/New England Deadline 12/1/09

December 1, 2009 is the next deadline for New England States Touring (NEST) and Meet the Composer/New England.


With support from Meet the Composer, Inc., NEFA offers grants to nonprofit organizations in New England to provide interaction between New England-based composers and audiences, related to specific performances of the composer’s work.

More information on Meet the Composer/New England


NEST provides support to nonprofit organizations based in New England for performances and activities by select New England performing artists from outside of the presenter’s home state.

NEST artists are performing artists from New England who meet the NEST Artist Requirements on MatchBook.org. They represent a wide range of disciplines, such as chamber music, contemporary dance, opera, spoken word, puppet theater, and storytelling.

There are currently over 300 artists eligible for NEST and any New England performing artist who meets the NEST Artist Requirements can become eligible.

More information on NEST


NEFA supports artists with grants and professional resources; establishes vital connections between artists, arts programmers, and the public; and strengthens the creative economy through research that informs public policy.

Read more about NEFA.


Erin Johnstone
Program Associate,
Presenting & Touring, Native Arts

Adrienne Petrillo
Program Manager,
Presenting & Touring