NEA & NEH Announce Utah Awards

Yesterday, May 12, 2021, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced the newest grant recipients for fiscal year 2021. In addition, earlier in April, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced the award recipients for their latest major grant announcement of fiscal year 2021. You can find the full list of grant recipients for both organizations below as well as links for the sources of this information linked in each organization's name.

  • National Endowment for the Humanities
    • Utah State University, Outright: $99,890 - Dialogues on the Experience of War
      • Project Director: Susan Grayzel; Molly Cannon (co-project director)
      • Project Title: Bringing War Home: Object Stories, Memory, and Modern War
      • Project Description: The training of student veterans to lead statewide public discussions for veterans and civilians on the experiences and commemoration of war through material culture.
    • Southern Utah University, Outright: $6,000 - Summer Stipends
      • Project Director: Corey Twitchell
      • Project Title: Rewriting Good and Evil
      • Project Description: Research and writing the fourth chapter of a book on Edgar Hilsenrath’s (1926–2018) novels, analyzing the aesthetics of depicting disfigured and deformed characters.
  • National Endowment for the Arts
    • Moab Music Festival, Inc. - $15,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Music
    • Ogden First, Inc. - $20,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Visual Arts
    • Sundance Institute - $45,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Media Arts
    • Sundance Institute - $45,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Media Arts
    • Brigham Young University - $40,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Arts Education
    • Center for Documentary Expression and Art (aka CDEA) - $15,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works
    • Plan-B Theater Company (aka Plan-B Theatre Company) - $20,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Theater
    • Repertory Dance Theatre (aka RDT) - $10,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Dance
    • Ririe-Woodbury Dance Foundation (aka Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company) - $10,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Dance
    • Spy Hop Productions, Inc. (aka Spy Hop) - $10,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Media Arts
    • University of Utah (on behalf of Tanner Dance Program) - $62,100
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Arts Education
    • University of Utah (on behalf of UtahPresents) - $20,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Presenting & Multidisciplinary Works
    • Utah Arts Council - $799,700
      • Partnerships (State & Regional) - State & Regional
    • Utah Humanities Council (aka Utah Humanities) - $12,000
      • Grants for Arts Projects - Literary Arts
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