Design

Design

The National Endowment for the Arts recognizes design's ever-present impact on society by funding activities that encourage, preserve, and disseminate the best in American and global design.

Design Fact Sheet | Our Town Motion Graphic

Staff

Director of Design and Creative Placemaking Programs

Jason Schupbach
Jason Schupbach is the director of design and creative placemaking programs for the National Endowment for the Arts, where he...

Staff

Katherine Bray-Simons
Design Specialist, braysimonsk@arts.gov
Katryna Carter
Consultant/Senior Associate, carterk@arts.gov
Jen Hughes
Community Solutions Specialist, hughesj@arts.gov
Courtney Spearman
Design Specialist, spearmanc@arts.gov

Recent Grants

Recent Grants

An online grant search is available to find information on NEA grants from 2000 to the present.

Podcasts

Headshot of a woman.
President and CEO of Arts Quest

Publications

A white paper based on the "Beyond the Building: Performing Arts and Transforming Place" convening which was held by the National Endowment for the Arts with support from ArtPlace America...
The 2017 NEA Guide provides details on the programs and activities that the NEA supports, as well as funding deadlines for our various grants. Included is information on Grants for...

Our Town

 

Our Town is the NEA's primary creative placemaking grants program, and invests in projects that contribute to the livability of communities and place the arts at their core.