The National Endowment for the Arts has a tremendous impact on the arts and culture of the United States. Since its start in 1965, the agency has awarded more than $5.5 billion to bring the arts to communities across this land. Below you can find some specific areas where the agency has had a large impact, or find your state and see highlights from the artworks we have supported there.
Find the Arts Endowment Impact in Your State!
Find NEA-funded projects in your state, information on regional arts organizations and state arts agencies, fact sheets on NEA activities in each state, and more.
Carrying out strategic outreach to Native communities and artists.
Supporting equitable opportunities for arts participation and practice.
Partnering with the White House Initiative on HBCUs to further our outreach.